E-mail Notifications: 2018

Hospitals–Inpatient

The following email notifications regarding the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program have been issued to those registered for the notifications.

Reference Number Date Subject
2018-108-IP 06/13/18

Hospital IQR-Promoting Interoperability Program Alignment Outreach and Education Webinar on June 27, 2018: Navigating EHR Reports for CY 2018 Hospital eCQM Reporting

2018-107-IP 06/12/18

CMS will not update Hospital Compare Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings Data in July 2018

2018-106-IP 06/06/18

Hospital IQR Program Outreach and Education June 7, 2018 Webinar: Fiscal Year 2019 Clinical Episode-Based Payment Measures Overview

2018-105-IP 06/05/18

NOTICE: IQR-Eligible Hospitals to Submit 1Q 2018 HCAHPS Survey Data by July 5, 2018

2018-104-IP 06/05/18

Hospital IQR Program Outreach and Education June 6, 2018 Webinar: Hospital IQR Program Fiscal Year 2020 Chart-Abstracted Validation Overview for Targeted Selected Hospitals

2018-103-IP 06/04/18

Hospital IQR and VBP Programs Outreach and Education June 5, 2018 Webinar: Fiscal Year 2019 Medicare Spending per Beneficiary Measure Overview

2018-102-IP 05/24/18

MSPB, CEBP, and Corrected Pneumonia Mortality HSRs Now Available

2018-101-IP 05/24/18

Hospital IQR Program Outreach and Education June 7, 2018 Webinar: Fiscal Year 2019 Clinical Episode-Based Payment Measures Overview

2018-100-IP 05/23/18

CMS Selects Targeted Hospitals for FY 2020 Validation for Hospital IQR Program

2018-99-IP 05/23/18

Hospital IQR Program Outreach and Education June 6, 2018 Webinar: Hospital IQR Program Fiscal Year 2020 Chart-Abstracted Validation Overview for Targeted Selected Hospitals

2018-98-IP 05/22/18

Hospital IQR and VBP Programs Outreach and Education June 5, 2018 Webinar: Fiscal Year 2019 Medicare Spending per Beneficiary Measure Overview

2018-97-IP 05/21/18

Hospital Compare Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings Hospital-Specific Reports (HSRs) Delayed

2018-96-IP 05/21/18

Hospital IQR Program Outreach and Education May 22, 2018 Webinar: Claims-Based Outcome and Payment Measures – Resources and Use of the NIH Stroke Scale

2018-95-IP 05/17/18

Reminder: July 2018 Hospital Compare Preview Reports Available

2018-94-IP 05/15/18

Hospital IQR-EHR Incentive Program Alignment Outreach and Education Webinar on May 16, 2018: FY 2019 IPPS Proposed Rule: Overview of eCQM Reporting and Promoting Interoperability Program Proposals

2018-93-IP 05/14/18

Hospital IQR Program Outreach and Education May 15, 2018, Webinar: Hospital IQR Program CY 2017 (FY 2020 Payment Determination) eCQM Validation Overview for Selected Hospitals.

2018-92-IP 05/08/18

FY 2019 IPPS Proposed Rule Published, Open for Public Comment

2018-91-IP 05/08/18

Hospital IQR Program Outreach and Education May 9, 2018 Webinar: FY 2019 IPPS Proposed Rule: Acute Care Hospital Quality Reporting Programs Overview

2018-90-IP 05/08/18

Hospital IQR Program Outreach and Education May 22, 2018 Webinar: Claims- Based Quality Measures – Resources and Use of the NIH Stroke Scale

2018-89-IP 05/07/18

Now Available: 2019 CMS QRDA I HQR Implementation Guide, Schematron, and Sample Files for Hospital Quality Reporting

2018-88-IP 05/04/18

Now Available: Electronic Clinical Quality Measure (eCQM) Annual Update for 2019 Reporting/Performance

2018-87-IP 05/04/18

July 2018 Hospital Compare Preview Reports Available

2018-86-IP 05/03/18

HQRx News Blast: NHSN Users Take Note: NHSN Version 8.9 Now Available

2018-85-IP 05/02/18

Hospital IQR-EHR Incentive Program Alignment Outreach and Education Webinar on May 16, 2018: FY 2019 IPPS Proposed Rule: Overview of eCQM Reporting and Promoting Interoperability Program Proposals

2018-84-IP 05/01/18

Hospital IQR Program Outreach and Education May 15, 2018, Webinar: Hospital IQR Program CY 2017 (FY 2020 Payment Determination) eCQM Validation Overview for Selected Hospitals

2018-83-IP 04/30/18

Hospital IQR Program Data Submission Deadline May 15, 2018

2018-82-IP 04/27/18

Reminder: QualityNet Secure Portal Now Open for Submission of Hospital IQR FY 2019 Structural Measures and DACA and 4Q 2017 PC-01

2018-81-IP 04/27/18

Extra! Extra! Hospital Quality Reporting Center Spring 2018 Newsletter Now Available

2018-80-IP 04/27/18

Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting Program Outreach and Education April 30, 2018 Webinar: SEP-1 Early Management Bundle, Severe Sepsis/Septic Shock: v5.4 Measure Updates

2018-79-IP 04/26/18

eCQI Resource Center Demonstration and eCQM Annual Update for 2019 Reporting/Performance Overview Webinar on May 10, 2018

2018-78-IP 04/26/18

Hospital IQR Program Outreach and Education May 9, 2018 Webinar: FY 2019 IPPS Proposed Rule: Acute Care Hospital Quality Reporting Programs Overview

2018-77-IP 04/25/18

Important Update: CDC Announces Deadline for Completing the Online NHSN Agreement to Participate and Consent Form has been moved from April 14, 2018 to June 15, 2018

2018-76-IP 04/25/18

April 2018 Hospital Compare Data Updates Now Available

2018-75-IP 04/17/18

Hospital IQR Program Outreach and Education Webinar on April 18, 2018: Hospital IQR Program CY 2018 Voluntary Reporting – Hybrid Hospital-Wide 30-Day Readmission Measure Overview

2018-74-IP 04/16/18

Hospital IQR Program Data Submission Deadline May 15, 2018

2018-73-IP 04/16/18

BREAKING NEWS: Hospital VBP Reports Available Now

2018-72-IP 04/16/18

NOTICE: Hospital IQR 4Q 2017 Population and Sampling Data Due May 1, 2018

2018-71-IP 04/16/18

Hospital IQR and VBP Programs Outreach and Education April 17, 2018 Webinar: Reviewing Your Claims-Based Measures Hospital-Specific Reports

2018-70-IP 04/16/18

Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting Program Outreach and Education April 30, 2018 Webinar: SEP-1 Early Management Bundle, Severe Sepsis/Septic Shock: v5.4 Measure Updates

2018-69-IP 04/11/18

Hospital Contact Information Updates

2018-68-IP 04/09/18

CMS Releases Hospital-Specific Reports for the Hospital Value-Based Purchasing Program Risk-Standardized Mortality and Complication Measures

2018-67-IP 04/06/18

Now Available for Public Comment—Draft 2019 CMS QRDA I Schematron for Hospital Quality Reporting: Visit the JIRA Website to Submit Official Comments by April 20, 2018

2018-66-IP 04/04/18

Hospital IQR Program Outreach and Education Webinar on April 18, 2018: Hospital IQR Program CY 2018 Voluntary Reporting – Hybrid Hospital-Wide 30-Day Readmission Measure Overview

2018-65-IP 04/03/18

HQRx News Blast: New Medicare Card Announcements

2018-64-IP 04/03/18

Hospital IQR and VBP Programs Outreach and Education April 17, 2018 Webinar: Reviewing Your Claims-Based Measures Hospital-Specific Reports

2018-63-IP 04/02/18

QualityNet Secure Portal Now Open for Submission of Hospital IQR FY 2019 Structural Measures and DACA and 4Q 2017 PC-01

2018-62-IP 04/02/18

NOTICE: Hospital IQR 4Q 2017 Population and Sampling Data Due May 1, 2018

2018-61-IP 03/29/18

HQRx News Blast: Reminder: New Instructional Guidance on NHSN Re-Consent Process!

2018-60-IP 03/29/18

IMPORTANT NOTICE: IQR 4Q 2017 HCAHPS Survey Data Submission Deadline Extended to April 11, 2018

2018-59-IP 03/29/18

HQRx News Blast: Reminder: Want to Know More About the Voluntary Hybrid HWR Measure? Check Out the Following!

2018-58-IP 03/28/18

Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program Outreach and Education March 29, 2018 Webinar: Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program: Early Look Hospital-Specific Reports

2018-57-IP 03/28/18

Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) and Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Programs Outreach and Education March 27, 2018 Webinar: Improving the Patient Experience of Care

2018-56-IP 03/21/18

HQRx News Blast: New Instructional Guidance on NHSN Re-Consent Process!

2018-55-IP 03/21/18

Now Available: Pre-Submission Validation Application (PSVA) Tool Release

2018-54-IP 03/20/18

Hospitals to Submit 4Q 2017 HCAHPS Survey Data by April 4, 2018

2018-53-IP 03/19/18

Hospital VBP Program Fiscal Year 2020 Baseline Measures Report Now Available

2018-52-IP 03/16/18

Hospital IQR-EHR Incentive Program Alignment Outreach and Education Webinar on March 19, 2018: CMS QRDA Category I Implementation Guide Changes for CY 2018 for Hospital Quality Reporting

2018-51-IP 03/15/18

Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program Outreach and Education March 29, 2018 Webinar: Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program: Early Look Hospital-Specific Reports

2018-50-IP 03/13/18

Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) and Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Programs Outreach and Education March 27, 2018 Webinar: Improving the Patient Experience of Care

2018-49-IP 03/12/18

Hospital Value-Based Purchasing & Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting Programs Outreach and Education March 13, 2018, Webinar: Hospital Improvement Innovation Networks and Hospitals Collaboration to Improve Quality of Care: 30-Day Mortality Measures

2018-48-IP 03/05/18

Hospital IQR-EHR Incentive Program Alignment Outreach and Education Webinar on March 19, 2018: CMS QRDA Category I Implementation Guide Changes for CY 2018 for Hospital Quality Reporting

2018-47-IP 03/05/18

Hospitals to Submit 4Q 2017 HCAHPS Survey Data by April 4, 2018

2018-46-IP 03/01/18

NOTICE: CY 2017 (FY 2019) Submission of eCQM Data Due March 16, 2018

2018-45-IP 02/28/18

Now Available: Visit the CQM Issue Tracker to Review eCQM Draft Measure Packages for 2019 Reporting

2018-44-IP 02/27/18

Hospital Value-Based Purchasing and Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting Programs Outreach and Education March 13, 2018, Webinar: Hospital Improvement Innovation Networks and Hospitals Collaboration to Improve Quality of Care: 30-Day Mortality Measures

2018-43-IP 02/26/18

CMS Clarifies ED Measures Time Difference Calculation Methods for CY 2017 eCQM Hospital Quality Reporting

2018-42-IP 02/26/18

Now Accepting Public Comments on the Draft 2019 CMS QRDA I Implementation Guide for Hospital Quality Reporting

2018-41-IP 02/23/18

Hospital IQR Program Outreach and Education Webinar on February 27, 2018: SEP-1 Early Management Bundle, Severe Sepsis/Septic Shock: v5.3a Measure Updates

2018-40-IP 02/23/18

HQRx News Blast: Reminder: Check Out the New CMS HSR Tutorial Video

2018-39-IP 02/22/18

Medicare Hospital Attestation Deadline Extended to March 16, 2018

2018-38-IP 02/22/18

CMS Announces eCQM and Medicare EHR Incentive Program Submission Deadline Extension to March 16, 2018, at 11:59 p.m. PT for the CY 2017 Hospital IQR and Medicare EHR Incentive Programs for Hospitals

2018-37-IP 02/22/18

Webinar: CQL for Clinicians and Quality Professionals: What It Means for You

2018-36-IP 02/21/18

Now Available: eCQM Annual Update Pre-Publication Document

2018-35-IP 02/20/18

HQRx News Blast: Join CMS for New Medicare Card Project Webinar Wednesday, February 28, 2018

2018-34-IP 02/16/18

CMS Data Receiving System Update for Acute Care, Eligible, and Critical Access Hospitals Completing CY 2017 eCQM Reporting for the Hospital IQR and EHR Incentive Programs

2018-33-IP 02/16/18

Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program Outreach and Education February 20, 2018 Webinar: Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program: Overview of the Fiscal Year 2020 Baseline Measures Report

2018-32-IP 02/15/18

Reminder: April 2018 Hospital Compare Preview Reports Available

2018-31-IP 02/14/18

Visit the CQM Issue Tracker to Review eCQM Draft Measure Packages for 2019 Reporting

2018-30-IP 02/13/18

NOTICE: CY 2017 (FY 2019) Submission of Electronic Clinical Quality Measure (eCQM) Data Due February 28, 2018

2018-29-IP 02/13/18

Hospital IQR Program Outreach and Education Webinar on February 27, 2018: SEP-1 Early Management Bundle, Severe Sepsis/Septic Shock: v5.3a Measure Updates

2018-28-IP 02/09/18

Hospital Quality Reporting Center Winter 2018 Newsletter

2018-27-IP 02/08/18

Applicability of Reporting Requirements for Acute Care Hospitals, Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities, Skilled Nursing Facilities, Home Health Agencies, Hospices, Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities, Long-Term Care Hospitals, Renal Dialysis Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical Centers, and MIPS Eligible Clinicians Affected by California Wildfires (FEMA DR-4353)

2018-26-IP 02/08/18

Update: Applicability of Reporting Requirements for Acute Care Hospitals, Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities, Skilled Nursing Facilities, Home Health Agencies, Hospices, Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities, Long-Term Care Hospitals, Ambulatory Surgical Centers, Renal Dialysis Facilities, and MIPS Eligible Clinicians Affected by Hurricane Nate

2018-25-IP 02/06/18

Join CMS for an EHR Hospital Transition Questions and Answers Session on February 8

2018-24-IP 02/06/18

Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program Outreach and Education February 20, 2018 Webinar: Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program: Overview of the Fiscal Year 2020 Baseline Measures Report

2018-23-IP 02/06/18

Reminder: Reregistration Required for Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting Program Outreach and Education Webinar: Hospital IQR Program Requirements for CY 2018 (FY 2020 Payment Determination) — Now Scheduled for February 7, 2018

2018-22-IP 02/05/18

Hospital IQR-EHR Incentive Program Alignment Outreach and Education Webinar on February 6, 2018: CY 2017 eCQM Reporting Tips and Tools for the Hospital IQR and Medicare EHR Incentive Programs

2018-21-IP 02/01/18

3Q 2017 Clinical, HAI, PC-01 Data for Hospital IQR Program Due February 15, 2018

2018-20-IP 02/01/18

Reregistration Required for Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting Program Outreach and Education Webinar: Hospital IQR Program Requirements for CY 2018 (FY 2020 Payment Determination) — Now Scheduled for February 7, 2018

2018-19-IP 02/01/18

HQRx News Blast: What’s New with the New Medicare Card?

2018-18-IP 02/01/18

April 2018 Hospital Compare Preview Reports Available

2018-17-IP 02/01/18

Eligible Hospitals and CAHs: Get Help with Attestation on QNet

2018-16-IP 01/29/18

NOTICE: CY 2017 (FY 2019) Submission of Electronic Clinical Quality Measure (eCQM) Data Due February 28, 2018

2018-15-IP 01/29/18

Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program Outreach and Education January 30, 2018 Webinar: Hospital IQR Program Requirements for CY 2018 (FY 2020 Payment Determination)

2018-14-IP 01/23/18

Hospital IQR-EHR Incentive Program Alignment Outreach and Education Webinar on February 6, 2018: CY 2017 (FY 2019) eCQM Reporting Tips and Tools for the Hospital IQR and Medicare EHR Incentive Programs

2018-13-IP 01/22/18

Postponed: New Medicare Card Open Door Forum

2018-12-IP 01/19/18

Other VTE Only Sub-Population Eligible Claims

2018-11-IP 01/19/18

HQRx News Blast: Ready, Set, Action! Check Out These CMS Videos: Hospital- Specific Reports (HSRs) Tutorial and Intro to Hospital Return Days Measures

2018-10-IP 01/17/18

CART-Inpatient Version 4.20.2 Release

2018-09-IP 01/17/18

NOTICE: Hospital IQR 3Q 2017 Population and Sampling Data Due February 1, 2018

2018-08-IP 01/16/18

Join CMS for the EHR Hospital Transition QualityNet Demonstration Webinar on January 18, 2018

2018-07-IP 01/16/18

3Q 2017 Clinical, HAI, PC-01 Data for Hospital IQR Program Due February 15, 2018

2018-06-IP 01/16/18

Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program Outreach and Education January 30, 2018 Webinar: Hospital IQR Program Requirements for CY 2018 (FY Year 2020 Payment Determination)

2018-05-IP 01/09/18

HQRx News Blast: Mark Your Calendars! New Medicare Card Project Special Open Door Forum – January 23

2018-04-IP 01/08/18

Now Available – Updated CY 2018 CMS QRDA I Schematron for Hospital Quality Reporting

2018-03-IP 01/08/18

Eligible Hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs): Remember to Use QualityNet for Attestation in 2018

2018-02-IP 01/05/18

Hospital Quality Reporting System Release for January 2018

2018-01-IP 12/29/17

NOTICE: Hospital IQR 3Q 2017 Population and Sampling Data Due February 1, 2018

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