EQRS Vaccinations: Patient Influenza (flu) and Pneumococcal (pneumonia) Vaccines in EQRS

Modified on Thu, 14 Sep 2023 at 06:13 PM

Updated 9/14/2023

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requires each facility to report patient vaccination data into EQRS for:

This is separate from NHSN required reporting:

  • COVID-19 Vaccinations (Patients & Staff)
  • Influenza (flu) Staff

*New* Training Video from 2/22/2023

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:

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