MDS Submissions to Begin on New iQIES System

Posted by LTCS on March 14, 2023

MDS submissions must be made to the Internet Quality Improvement and Evaluation System (iQIES) beginning April 17, 2023. The CMS iQIES system is an internet cloud based program for MDS data submission, survey and certification, and data storage, tracking, and analysis.

Each skilled nursing facility must designate at least two Provider Security Officials available to meet iQIES access requests. CMS has provided articles and videos to make getting started easier:

Create an Account in HARP (HCQIS Access Roles and Profile system, the CMS secure identity management portal)

Register for iQIES Access

New User Checklist and Training Videos