Updated September 2022

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requires each facility to report patient vaccination data into EQRS for:
  • Hepatitis B
  • Influenza (flu)
  • Pneumococcal (pneumonia)

*COVID-19 vaccinations are reported in NHSN*

The EQRS Vaccination section was moved from the Clinical Reporting to Patient-Level Reporting in August 2022.
For more information on these updates click here: https://help.esrd.ipro.org/support/solutions/articles/9000218448-eqrs-reporting-hepatitis-b-influenza-pneumococcal-vaccinations.

To enter patient vaccination information into EQRS:

  1. Log into EQRS: https://eqrs.cms.gov/
  2. Go to the Patients drop-down and search for patient
  3. Click Vaccinations in the list of options on the Left

Expand each Vaccinations section to View or Add Vaccination Information


All (or Edit) all Data for the patient

The only exclusion for patient "not receiving vaccination" is Medical Reason - Allergic or Adverse Reaction. 

If the patient experienced Adverse Reaction to the vaccine indicate that here: