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Chair:  Yan Heras

Scribe: Patricia Craig  

Zoom link

Phone Number: +1 646-558-8656/ Participant Passcode: 777 414 2910

Minutes from last meeting: 2020-05-22 Meeting Minutes

Agenda Topics 

Agenda Outline

Agenda Item

  • Co-chair nominations open through June 15
  • The draft 2021 CMS QRDA III IG and Schematron for Eligible Clinicians and Eligible Professionals Programs are available for public comment
    • Comment period: May 21, 2020 - June 17, 2020.
  • CMS published the 2021 CMS QRDA I IG for HQR 

FHIR Quality Measure IG

For Vote: Publication version for the Feb 2020 ballot is ready for review and vote - CI Build:  

  • CQI WG notified during the May 23, 2020 call.
  • All ballot comments were voted on as of the CQI meeting on 5/1/2020
  • The reconciliation spreadsheet posted to the ballot desktop.  Quality Measure IG Jira Issues Filter

For Vote: FHIR Quality Measure Implementation Guide Publication Request



Two remaining Jira issues for the Feb. 2020 Ballot Cycle ballot reconciliation

  • J#26092 (Clarification needeed in incremental reporting section ) (celine_lefebvre) 
  • J#26076 (How will these records be stored? ) (celine_lefebvre)

Incremental and Snapshot Updates Draft text for FHIR-26092, FHIR-26076 document

4Quality Measure Reporting Informative White Paper 
5Gaps in Care Update

Project confluence page

Plan to ballot in the September 2020 ballot cycle


QI-Core / QUICK Update

  • QUICK vs QI-Core discussion
  • Next steps for QI-Core authoring / QUICK
  • Errata version of QI-Core once US Core publishes their errata in early July

Clinical Reasoning FHIR Resources (owned by CQI)

  • Measure
  • MeasureReport 

Individual issues 

  • Measure Resource
  • MeasureReport Resource

STU comments:  

#1970#1972#1973, #1976, #1977

QRDA Category I Release STU 5.2 Errata 

  • Errata review
  • comment period starts 
9New PSS for January 2021 Ballot; NIB for September 2020 Ballot

Coming -

  • NIB for DEQM IG with the Gaps in Care content


For information only: 

11SANER Project

Discuss COVID-19 project managed by Patient Administration WG (uses FHIR Measure and Measure Report): 

Project Page for Situation Awareness for Novel Epidemic Response FHIR IG

12Project Updates

Review of current projects - found on home page here.


  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) - Considering new PSS for metadata for Apps: Marketplace Product Packaging and Metadata

14Balloting timeline

Balloting schedule (confirm on HL7 Calendars):

Approvals for September 2020 and January 2021 Ballot Cycles:

PSS Deadline Dates for Future Ballots
September 2020 Ballot Cycle
April 19, 2020
TSC Approval of the PSS
July 5, 2020
NIB Deadline

January 2021 Ballot Cycle

June 5, 2020
Submit Work Group Approved PSS to the PMO
August 23, 2020
TSC Approval of the PSS
November 1, 2020
NIB Deadline
May 2021 Ballot Cycle
October 9, 2020
Submit Work Group Approved PSS to the PMO
December 18, 2020
TSC Approval of the PSS
NIB Deadline...................................