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2021-01-01 XML Schema updates

AQI has made minimal changes for the 2021 NACOR XML Schema updates. AQI will require all data submissions to use the 2021 version by April 6, 2021. Until then the 2010 XML Version will be accepted. The updates are as follows:

  • Updated "Copyright (C) 2020" to "Copyright (C) 2021"
  • Removed AQIXMLVersionType enumeration "2020V1.0" added AQIXMLVersionType enumeration "2021V1.0"
  • Removed AQIXMLVersionType enumeration "2020V1.0R" added AQIXMLVersionType enumeration "2021V1.0R"
  • Added Elements: ProcedureName, ProcedureDescription. NOTE These elements are not required for 2021 and may be omitted
  • Added enumeration for the QCDRMeasureType to allow reporting the QCDR Measure ePreop31: Intraoperative Hypotension among Non-Emergent Noncardiac Surgical Cases. Added <xs:pattern value="ePreop[0-9][0-9]" />
  • Modified enumeration for the QCDRCodeValueType to allow reporting additional HCPCS codes which begin wtih an "M". Modified <xs:pattern value="[GM][0-9][0-9][0-9][0-9]"/>

XML File Validator vs. 2021 NACOR XML Schema

Select a file to upload (4 MB size limit) or paste your XML in the text box below. Click the 'Validate' button to verify that the XML conforms to the NACOR schema.

2021 NACOR XML sample - all data elements (opened in your browser in readable format)

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