HEDIS 2018

Volume 1: Narrative

Volume 2: Technical Specifications

  • Technical Specifications Update (Posted October 2, 2017) 
  • HAI Standard Infection Ratio (SIR) Final Table (Will be posted on January 10, 2018)
  • Risk Adjustment Tables (Posted November 1, 2017)
  • Medication List Directory (NDC codes) (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 2018 Quality Rating System (QRS)

Technical Specifications for ACO Measurement

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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