Cypress v7.3

Version 7.3 is scheduled for release on June 20, 2024 includes the fully integrated Cypress Validation Utility + Calculation Check (CVU+) supporting the ONC Certification Program for electronic clinical quality measures (eCQM). This version will support testing the Eligible Hospital/Critical Access Hospital eCQMs and the Eligible Clinician eCQMs updated for calendar year 2024 and 2025 reporting.

Cypress Features
  • Supports the §170.315(c)(1), §170.315(c)(2), §170.315(c)(3), and §170.315(c)(4) certification criteria.
  • For the 2024 and 2025 Reporting Period:
    • Supports validation with Health Level Seven International (HL7) Clinical Document Architecture (CDA®) R2 Implementation Guide: Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA) I, Release 1, Standard for Trial Use (STU) Release 5.3 - US Realm.
    • Supports validation with HL7 CDA® Release 2 Implementation Guide: QRDA III, Release 1
  • Supports the eCQMs for eReporting for the 2024 Reporting Period (eCQM value sets as of May 4, 2023).
  • Supports the eCQMs for eReporting for the 2025 Reporting Period (eCQM value sets as of May 2, 2024).
Cypress Validation Utility + Calculation Check (CVU+) Features
  • Supports validation with the CMS Implementation Guides for QRDA Category I – Implementation Guide for 2024 and 2025.
  • Supports validation with the CMS Implementation Guides for QRDA Category III – Implementation Guide for 2024 and preliminary support for 2025.
Cypress Bugs Addressed
  • Encounter Diagnosis element without a corresponding Diagnosis element can cause conflicting results. (CYPRESS-2655)
  • C1 Record Sample tests including attributes inappropriate for the criteria selected. (CYPRESS-2650)
  • Cypress test cases updated to removed retired codes. (CYPRESS-2645)