HEDIS 2018

Volume 1: Narrative

Volume 2: Technical Specifications

  • Technical Specifications Update (Will be posted October 2, 2017) 
  • HAI Standard Infection Ratio (SIR) Final Table (Will be posted on January 10, 2018)
  • Risk Adjustment Tables (Will be posted November 1, 2017)
  • Medication List Directory (NDC codes) (Will be posted November 1, 2017)
  • HEDIS 2018 Measure Trending Determinations (Will be posted Spring 2018)
  • The HEDIS 2018 Relative Resource Use (RRU) measures are suspended and will not be collected. Due to their suspended status, the specifications, Value Set Directories (VSD) and Standard Pricing Tables (SPT) are not included in HEDIS 2018. Complete RRU specifications are available in the HEDIS 2017 Technical Specifications.

HEDIS Measures Included in the 2017 Quality Rating System (QRS)

  • Technical Specifications Update (Will be posted October 2, 2017)
  • Medication List Directory (NDC codes) (Will be posted on November 1, 2017)

Technical Specifications for ACO Measurement

  • 2018 ACO Memo (Will be posted Fall 2017)

Volume 3: Specifications for Survey Measures 

Specifications for the CAHPS® PCMH Survey 

Volume 5: HEDIS Compliance Audit™: Standards, Policies and Procedures 

Volume 6: The Medicare Health Outcomes Survey Manual 

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