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2014 PQRS Submission Errors Related to Template Identifiers

During the submission validation process, the PQRS system identifies what type of file is being submitted based on certain information within the file. For a QRDA I or QRDA III XML file, its respective document template id must be present. For Registry or QCDR XML files, the Submission Type tag must be present with the appropriate value. If a QRDA I, QRDA III, Registry or QCDR XML file is missing the appropriate information, the following error message will be provided:

 

Error Message:

PQRS_10713: Invalid Submission Type. The valid submission types are 'PQRS-REGISTRY' or 'PQRS-QCDR' or specific to QRDA Category Report Template Id's.

For more information, please see below.

Reason for QRDA-1

Based on the 2014 CMS QRDA I Implementation Guide for Eligible Professionals, a QRDA-1 file submitted to the PQRS system must contain the following four document template ids:

<!-- US Realm Header Template Id -->
<templateId root="2.16.840.1.113883.10.20.22.1.1"/>
<!-- QRDA Category I Report Template Id -->
<templateId root="2.16.840.1.113883.10.20.24.1.1"/>
<!-- QDM-based QRDA Template Id -->
<templateId root="2.16.840.1.113883.10.20.24.1.2"/>
<!-- CMS based QRDA Template Id -->
<templateId root="2.16.840.1.113883.10.20.24.1.3"/>

Please refer to the table below for what error is associated to each template id.

Missing Template Id Error Message
<!-- QRDA Category I Report Template Id --> <templateId root="2.16.840.1.113883.10.20.24.1.1"/> PQRS_10713
Invalid Submission Type. The valid submission types are 'PQRS-REGISTRY' or 'PQRS-QCDR' or specific to QRDA Category Report Template Id's.
   
<!-- US Realm Header Template Id -->
<templateId root="2.16.840.1.113883.10.20.22.1.1"/>
CONF: 5252 SHALL contain exactly one [1..1] templateId (CONF:5252) such that it SHALL contain exactly one [1..1] @root="2.16.840.1.113883.10.20.22.1.1" (CONF:10036).
<!-- QDM-based QRDA Template Id -->
<templateId root="2.16.840.1.113883.10.20.24.1.2"/>
CONF: 12972
SHALL contain exactly one [1..1] templateId="2.16.840.1.113883.10.20.24.1.2" (CONF:12972).
<!-- CMS based QRDA Template Id -->
<templateId root="2.16.840.1.113883.10.20.24.1.3"/>
DECC_P0039
SHALL contain exactly one [1..1] templateId (CONF:DECC_P0039) such that it SHALL contain exactly one [1..1] @root="2.16.840.1.113883.10.20.24.1.3" (CONF:DECC_P0001).

Reason for QRDA-3

Based on the 2014 CMS QRDA III Implementation Guide for Eligible Professionals, a QRDA-3 file must contain the following two document template ids:

<!-- QRDA Category III Report Template Id-->

 <templateId root="2.16.840.1.113883.10.20.27.1.1"/>
<!-- QRDA Category III Report - CMS EP Template Id -->
 <templateId root="2.16.840.1.113883.10.20.27.1.2"/>

Please refer to the table below for what error is associated to each template id.

Missing Template Id Error Message
<!-- QRDA Category III Report - CMS EP Template Id-->
<templateId root="2.16.840.1.113883.10.20.27.1.2"/>
PQRS_10713
Invalid Submission Type. The valid submission types are 'PQRS-REGISTRY' or 'PQRS-QCDR' or specific to QRDA Category Report Template Id's.
<!-- QRDA Category III Report Template Id--> <templateId root="2.16.840.1.113883.10.20.27.1.1"/> This document is not a QRDA CAT III report. It SHALL have template "QRDA Category III Report" (templateId: 2.16.840.1.113883.10.20.27.1.1) to claim the HL7 QRDA CAT III implementation guide conformance.

Reason for Registry XML

Submission Type tag must be "PQRS-REGISTRY" for Registry XML files.

Reason for QCDR XML

Submission Type tag must be "PQRS-QCDR" for QCDR XML files.

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