Clinical Quality eMeasure Logic and Implementation Guidance v1.3

"This document provides guidance for those interested in understanding, using, and/or implementing the clinical quality measure electronic specifications. These specifications are released for use for Clinical Quality Measures (CQM) reporting beginning in 2014 under the Meaningful Use EHR Incentive Program of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). We recommend that you review this document along with the electronic specifications for the CQMs, which include human readable descriptions and XML files to build a complete understanding of each measure’s intent and operation prior to any implementation."