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2011-12 Performance Measures

According to The CMS Final Rule [PDF - 14 MB], EPs and EHs had to meet the requirements listed below in 2011-12 to be eligible to collect an EHR incentive payment.

EPs were expected to:

  • Meet 15 core performance measures.
  • Meet 5 performance measures from a menu set of 10 (at least one of the 5 had to be a public health measure).
  • Report on 6 clinical quality measures (CQMs) - 3 core or alternate core measures and 3 measures from the menu set (CQMs have no performance targets).

EHs were expected to:

  • Meet 14 core performance measures.
  • Meet 5 performance measures from a menu set of 10 (at least one of the 5 had to be a public health measure).
  • Report on all 15 clinical quality measures (CQMs have no performance targets).