Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting Specifications Manual

The Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting Specifications Manual was developed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to provide a uniform set of quality measures to be implemented in hospital outpatient settings. The primary purpose of these measures is to promote high quality care for patients receiving services in hospital outpatient settings.

Data Collection Time Period Specifications Manual
01/01/17 - 12/31/17 Version 10.0a
07/01/16 - 12/31/16 Version 9.1
01/01/16 - 06/30/16 Version 9.0a
10/01/15 - 12/31/15 Version 8.1
01/01/15 - 09/30/15 Version 8.0a
01/01/14 - 12/31/14 Version 7.0b
01/01/13 - 12/31/13 Version 6.0b
07/01/12 - 12/31/12 Version 5.1a
01/01/12 - 06/30/12 Version 5.0a
07/01/11 - 12/31/11 Version 4.1
01/01/11 - 06/30/11 Version 4.0a
07/01/10 - 12/31/10 Version 3.1
01/01/10 - 06/30/10 Version 3.0a
07/01/09 - 12/31/09 Version 2.1b
01/01/09 - 06/30/09 Version 2.0c
10/01/08 - 12/31/08 Version 1.1
04/01/08 - 09/30/08 Version 1.0a

Timelines – Specifications and Release Notes

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