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Gaps In Care is now part of the Data Exchange for Quality Measures (DEQM) Implementation Guide.  Please see links below or here for the DEQM IG and call in information. 


  • Represent open and closed gaps in care
  • Define how providers can be informed of gaps and closings
  • Define how payers can be informed of gaps and closings
  • Define a close the loop framework between authorities and providers

Sponsoring Workgroup: Clinical Quality Information (CQI)

Data Exchange for Quality Measures (DEQM) Implementation Guide:

STU Ballot Reconciliation for Gaps in Care (in DEQM) Ballot - Sept 2020

Zulip Stream

See sub pages for meeting notes and supplemental material under Data Exchange for Quality Measures (DEQM)

Project Milestones




Oct-Dec 2019
FHIR Gap AnalysisDec 2019 - Jan 2020 
Profile and Operation DevelopmentFeb-April 2020
STU BallotSeptember 2020
STU Ballot Reconciliation Sept 2020 - Q1/Q2 2021
DEQM IG Publication UpdateQ2 2021
HL7 ConnectathonMay 2021

Conference Call Schedule & Dial-Ins

Meets Every Other Thursdays at 2pm ET with DEQM.

The meetings will switch to use HL7 Zoom beginning from Feb. 3rd, 2022. See the new meeting information below: 

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September 2020 Ballot Milestones

Tentatively targeting September 2020 Ballot


Ballot Deadlines 

PSS – Workgroup Approval to PMO

February 21

PSS – TSC Approval Deadline

April 19

FHIR IG Proposal Due

June 21

FHIR IG Substantively Complete

July 5


July 5

Ballot Signup Starts

July 13

Initial IG Content

July 19

QA Period Starts

July 26

QA Period Ends

August 7

Final IG Content

August 9

Ballot Signup Ends

August 13

Ballot Voting Starts

August 14

Ballot Voting Ends

September 12

Gaps In Care & Information Team:

RoleName OrganizationEmail 
SME - Use Case LeadNamaste Informatics

SME - Use Case LeadOptimum 
Project Co-LeadBCBS AL 

Project Co-LeadStratametrics 
Implementation Guide

Implementation Guide Co-Lead

Reference Implementation Lead

Bryn RhodesDCG

PMO/Project ManagerPoint of Care
PMO/Program ManagerPoint of Care 
PMO/Business Process

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