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MMS Resources and Templates

Supplemental Blueprint Materials

Supplemental materials provide more detail about the Measure Lifecycle and/or specific types of measures. Download the files below. 

*Please note: If the date on the document does not correspond with the Date Content Last Updated in the table, it indicates the document has minor changes such as updating URLs and fixes to typographical errors.

Supplemental Material Name

Date Content

Last Updated*

CMS MMS Blueprint QuickStart Guide May 2022
CMS Consensus-Based Entity (CBE) Endorsement and Maintenance May 2022

Codes, Code Systems, and Value Sets

Find Codes and Code Systems content under Specify the Code

Find Value Set information on the eCQI Resource Center

May 2022
Composite Measures for Accountability Programs May 2022
Cost and Resource Use Measures March 2023
Electronic Clinical Quality Measures (eCQM) Specification, Testing, Standards, Tools, and Community May 2022
Environmental Scans for Quality Measurement May 2022
Measure Calculations May 2022
Measure Harmonization, Respecification, and Adoption May 2022
Measure Maintenance Reviews May 2022
Multiple Chronic Conditions Measures May 2022
Patient-Reported Outcome Measures May 2022
Person and Family Engagement in Quality Measurement May 2022
Population Health Measures April 2023
Risk Adjustment in Quality Measurement  September 2021
Technical Expert Panels (TEPs) May 2022


Last Updated: Apr 2023