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Chair:  Floyd Eisenberg

Scribe:  Yan Heras

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

Meeting ID: 817 3824 8324

Minutes from last meeting: 2020-10-02 Meeting Minutes

Agenda Topics 

Agenda Outline

Agenda Item

  • Reminder: The both the January FHIR Connectathon and WGM will be virtual:
    • FHIR Connectathon: Wednesday, January 13 - Friday, January 15
    • WGM:  Monday, January 25 - Friday, January 29
  • Today is deadline for PSS approval by CQI for expected May 2021 ballot items
  • November 1, 2020 is the deadline for CQI approval of Notices for Intent to Ballot for the January 2021 cycle.

DEQM IG/ DEQM IG Gaps in Care

Ballot reconciliation

Ready for vote:

  • FHIR-28484 Update reporter description for MeasureReport (Sam Sayer)
  • FHIR-28437 DEQMGapsInCareCompositionProfile narrative doesn't match profile (Craig Newman)
  • FHIR-28964 How is a "closed gap" different from standards of care being practiced (Josh Mandel)
  • FHIR-28969 Parameters-multiple-gaps-indv-report01.json.html shows measures that supposedly "increased", but are currently scored at zero. How is this possible? (Josh Mandel)

For discussions (and vote if ready):

  • FHIR-28487 Provide guidance for managing workflow for Gaps in Care (sender/receiver) (Floyd)
  • FHIR-28967 How does "topic" as a string point a ValueSet or specific concept within a Value Set? (Josh Mandel)
  • FHIR-29016 Supported by an implementation? Why is this relevant to the standard specification? (Jay Lyle)
  • FHIR-28483 Parameters identified as references should be of type "string (reference)" (Sam Sayer)

Clinical Reasoning FHIR Resources (owned by CQI)

  • Measure
  • MeasureReport 

Status update:

  • CDS approved the normative publication request for "HL7 Cross-Paradigm Specification: Clinical Quality Language, Release 1" during the CDS meeting on 9/16/2020 - Approved by TSC 9/28/2020 (same meeting as approval for FHIR Quality Reporting Informative Document) (2020-09-28 TSC Agenda/Minutes)
6QRDA Category IIIConsider for Normative Ballot January 2021
7New PSS items for review

New PSS process involves review of projects by all Work Groups

Instructions for how to review a project proposal are available here:

8Project Updates

Review of current projects - found on home page here.


US Core errata package has been referred to the Co-chair list:

2020-07-30 Meeting Minutes/Agenda

US Core Errata ver 3.1.1


QI-Core CI Build

QI-Core IG STU4 (v4.0.0 for FHIR 4.0.1)

QI-Core STU 3 - expired June 4, 2020 - QI-Core Implementation Guide: STU 3.2 (v3.2.0 for FHIR 3.0.1)

FMG approved extension request on 6/24, TSC approved 6/29.

Errata version of QI-Core once US Core publishes their errata in early July (7/9)

FHIR Quality Measure IG

Quality Measure STU2 for FHIR R4 IG (Feb 2020)

Quality Measure STU1 for FHIR STU3 IG


  1. CQI FHIR Quality Measure Project Subgroup calls:
    1. Call Information: 
  2. Combined Gaps in Care DaVinci and DEQM calls: 
9Balloting timeline

Balloting schedule (confirm on HL7 Calendars):

Approvals for September 2020 and January 2021 Ballot Cycles:

PSS Deadline Dates for Future Ballots

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
March 7, 2021
NIB Deadline...................................
September 2021 Ballot Cycle
February 5, 2021
Submit Work Group Approved PSS to the PMO
April 23, 2021
TSC Approval of the PSS
NIB Deadline...................................
January 2022 Ballot Cycle
June 11, 2021
Submit Work Group Approved PSS to the PMO
August 13, 2021
TSC Approval of the PSS
NIB Deadline...................................


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