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Selecting CQMs: Relationship of MU to Other Programs

When selecting which CQMs to report, consider any possible overlap with other programs, such as PQRS, that may use the same data.

If you choose to report... You receive...
9 CQMS from at least 3 different domains
  • Credit for Meaningful Use (even if one or more CQMs have "0" in the denominator)
  • Credit for PQRS (only if all CQMs have at least 1 patient in the denominator; if not, an additional CQM must be reported)
9 CQMs via the PQRS EHR Reporting Option
  • Credit for Meaningful Use
  • Credit for PQRS
9 CQMs via the Group Practice Reporting Option
  • Credit for Meaningful Use
  • Credit for PQRS