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Chair:  @ Juliet Rubini

Scribe: @ Yan Heras

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Agenda Topics 


Agenda Outline

Agenda Item

1Announcements 
  1. FHIR Tracker move to Jira
    1. The migration is now complete:

      1. Paul has created a CQI filter based DEQM, QM IG and QI Core https://jira.hl7.org/secure/Dashboard.jspa?selectPageId=11102

      2. For those of you who are new to JIRA, a set of brief webinars on the basics of using JIRA have been posted at https://confluence.hl7.org/display/HDH/JIRA+Tracking.  

2QI-Core September 2019 Ballot Reconciliation

QI-Core IG - Status update of applying tracker resolutions and publishing date

Removing QI Core to QDM mappings - downstream impacts?


  • HL7 FHIR® Profile: Quality, Release 1 STU Release 2 - US Realm expired on December 05, 2019. 
    • Extension request - OK to let this expire
3

DEQM IG 

Status update TSC-50 - Getting issue details... STATUS

[note - to access this link you will need to log in to Confluence]

Historical notes:

DEQM Continuous Integration Build STU 3 publication version is located at: http://build.fhir.org/ig/HL7/davinci-deqm/

  • Submitted for publication October 25, approved by FMG October 30, TSC eVote this week finalized on November 18.

DEQM R4 build: http://build.fhir.org/ig/HL7/davinci-deqm/branches/R4-Branch/

(https://healthedata1.github.io/tempIGViewer/)

  • DEQM IG Planning and Important Dates:
    • 10/18 Due - FHIR DEQM IG (FHIR STU3 based) content done
    • (10/18-11/1) Uplifting DEQM from FHIR STU3 to FHIR R4 
    • 10/25 Due - Publication request of FHIR STU3 based IG
    • 11/1 Due - FHIR IG (FHIR R4 based) content for CQI WG review
    • 11/17 Due - FHIR IG Substantively Complete  (FHIR R4 based) for the Feb. 2020 ballot cycle
    • 11/17 Due - NIB for Feb. 2020 ballot cycle Completed and approved by CQI 11/8/2019
    • Consider vote to approve current R4 build is substantially complete. Done 11/15
4FHIR Quality Measure 

Status update TSC-51 - Getting issue details... STATUS

[note - to access this link you will need to log in to Confluence]

Historical notes:

Quality Measure Implementation Guide: http://build.fhir.org/ig/HL7/cqf-measures/branches/master/index.html 

  • Submitted for publication October 25, approved by FMG October 30, TSC eVote finalized on November 18.

FHIR Quality Measure IG R4 build: http://build.fhir.org/ig/HL7/cqf-measures/branches/R4_Lift/index.html  

  • FHIR Quality Measure IG Planning and Important Dates:
    • 10/18 Due - Complete applying changes for FHIR Quality Measure IG (FHIR STU3 based)
    • (10/18- 11/1) Uplifting FHIR Quality Measure IG from FHIR STU3 to FHIR R4 
    • 10/25 Due - Publication request of FHIR STU3 based IG 
    • 11/1 Due - FHIR IG (FHIR R4 based) content for CQI WG review 
    • 11/17 Due - FHIR IG Substantively Complete  (FHIR R4 based) for the Feb. 2020 ballot cycle
    • 11/17 Due - NIB for Feb. 2020 ballot cycle Completed and approved by CQI 11/8/2019
    • Consider vote to approve current R4 build is substantially complete.  Done 11/15


5QRDA 
6

Final Rule review

(Walter Suarez guest presenter)

Quick At-A-Glance 2019 regulatory review (link to slides here)

  • Medicare Program – CY 2020 Physician Fee Schedule (including MIPS) (Nov 1, 2019)
  • Medicare Program – CY 2020 Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS – including prices transparency of hospitals) (Nov 1, 2019)
  • Medicare/Medicaid Programs – Hospital Discharge Planning (Sept 30, 2019)
  • Medicare/Medicaid Programs – Regulatory Provisions to Promote Program Efficiency, Transparency and Burden Reduction (Sept 30, 2019)
  • Medicare Program – FY 2020 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) (July, 2019)
  • A brief overview of 2020 rulemaking
7Connectathons

DaVinci Connectathon (Philadelphia) December 11-12, 2019 Philadelphia Connectathon Hosted by Independence Blue Cross

CMS/HL7 Connectathon (Baltimore) January 7-8, 2020 http://www.hl7.org/events/cms/2020/01/index.cfm

HL7 Sydney February 2-3 2020-02 Connectathon 23

8CQL Specification Status

Update on the STU comments for CQL Specification (http://www.hl7.org/dstucomments/showdetail.cfm?dstuid=264)

CQL 1.4 Errata - status update

9Da Vinci - Gaps in Care 

DEQM PSS to support Gaps in Care status update

  • TSC approved this update

CDA based Gaps in Care project update - Gay Dolin to move forward with project removal process after agreement and vote from CQI to proceed as such

10February WGM -Sydney

DRAFT CQI Agenda February 2020 WGM (Sydney, Australia)

11Project Updates

Review of current projects - found on home page here.

Reminder:

  1. CQI FHIR Quality Measure Project Subgroup calls:
    1. Call Information: 
  2. DEQM / DaVinci calls: 
  3. Gaps in Care DaVinci calls: 
  4. Cross Workgroups Project WG (now managing US Core balloting)

12Balloting timeline

Balloting schedule (confirm on HL7 Calendars):

February 2020 Ballot Cycle

  • November 3, 2019 - FHIR IG Proposals Due
  • November 17, 2019 - NIB Deadline and FHIR IG Proposals Due http://www.hl7.org/special/committees/tsc/ballotmanagement/index.cfm
  • November 17, 2019 - FHIR IGs substantially complete
  • November 25, 2019 - Consensus Group (Ballot commenter) Sign-Up
  • November 29, 2019 - FHIR Ballot Core substantially complete
  • December 3, 2019 - FHIR Connectathon (For February WGM) due
  • December 4, 2019 - Harmonization Meeting
  • December 1, 2019 - Initial Content Due
  • December 8, 2019 - Ballot Resource Reconciliation Deadline
  • December 22, 2019 - Final Ballot Content Deadline
  • December 23, 2019 - Final Content Readiness Sign-off
  • December 26, 2019 - Consensus Group (Ballot Commenter) sign-up closes.
  • December 27, 2019 - January 27, 2020 - Ballot open for comments
  • February 2-3, 2020 - FHIR Connectathon (Sydney, Australia)

Approvals for May 2020 Ballot Cycle

  • October 4, 2019 - PSS deadline
  • January 5, 2020 - TSC approval for all PSS for May 2020 Ballot Cycle (requires approval by sponsors, co-sponsors, Steering Division, and Management Group, and other groups such as Architectural Review Board if indicated