EQRS Alert: EQRS Clinical Data Submission Downtime

July 20, 2022

The End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Quality Reporting System (EQRS) will be unavailable for EQRS Clinical Data submission starting Friday, August 5, at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time (PT) and ending Monday, August 8, 2022, at 5:00 a.m. PT. Please do not submit any clinical data during this time. EQRS users can resume clinical data submission on August 8, 2022.

This downtime has been scheduled to permit needed system updates and data migration and to ensure that facilities can complete the June 2022 EQRS Clinical Data submissions by the August 31, 2022, at 11:59 p.m. PT clinical closure deadline.

If you are having technical issues with accessing the EQRS user interface, please contact the Center for Clinical Standards and Quality (CCSQ) Service Center. The CCSQ Service Center is open Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Eastern Time and can be reached via phone at: (866) 288-8912, via email at: qnetsupport-esrd@cms.hhs.gov, or by going to CCSQ Support Central.