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Tools & Resources

MMS Tools

The MMS developed and maintains several tools and resources to assist measure developers in the different stages of the Measure Lifecycle.

Resource Description
CMS Measures Inventory Tool (CMIT) CMIT is a repository for authoritative information about CMS quality measures used to inform interested parties, enable management of the CMS measure portfolio, and provide guidance for measure development.
CMS Measures Under Consideration Entry / Review Information Tool (MERIT) CMS MERIT is a data collection portal that allows measure developers to submit candidate measures to CMS for consideration in quality programs covered by section 3014 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (P.L. 111-148).
De Novo Measure Scan (DNMS) (Login Required) DNMS is an advanced feature of the ESST that helps measure developers conduct early and frequent environmental scans while developing new measures.
Environmental Scan Support Tool (ESST) ESST is a tool within the CMIT environment, intended to automate environmental scans required in the information gathering process for maintaining quality measures found in CMIT.
Measures Management System (MMS) Support Help Desk The MMS is the primary point of contact for providing guidance on the measure development process and resolving issues.
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