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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 July 2023
CMS Consensus-Based Entity (CBE) Endorsement and Maintenance Under Revision

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 August 2023
Cost and Resource Use Measures August 2023

Electronic Clinical Quality Measures (eCQM) Specification, Testing, Standards, Tools, and Community

eCQM Logic Quality Assurance Checklist

May 2022
Environmental Scans for Quality Measurement August 2023
Measure Calculations May 2022
Measure Harmonization, Respecification, and Adoption August 2023
Measure Maintenance Reviews May 2022
Multiple Chronic Conditions Measures August 2023
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  August 2023
Technical Expert Panels (TEPs) August 2023


Last Updated: Sep 2023