UDS Tests

The UDS Test Cooperative (UTC) is conducting tests to provide HRSA with early evidence-based feedback about potential UDS changes to consider for national rollout. Below are the UDS tests that the Health FFRDC and UTC have completed or are planning to complete in 2020.

eCQM Alignment

Routine Patients

Countable Visits

Table 6A

UDS Testing Schedule

Below is the anticipated timing for the UDS tests.  Testing will not occur from January through March 2020 because of UDS reporting.  Hover over the image and click to enlarge.

The Testing Process

Each test will follow the four stages shown in the image below. Hover over the image and click to enlarge.

Protecting privacy is essential in the UTC testing process, and no data or recommendations shared with HRSA will be directly attributed to patients, test participants or health centers.

Please contact udsmodernization@mitre.org with any questions, or if you are interested in getting involved in future tests.  You can also contact the steering committee member from you region.