E-mail Notifications: 2018

PPS-Exempt Cancer Hospital Quality Reporting (PCHQR) Program

The following email notifications regarding the Prospective Payment System (PPS)-Exempt Cancer Hospitals Quality Reporting Program (PCHQR) have been issued to those registered for the notifications.

Reference Number Date Subject
2018-54-PCH 11/16/18 CMS Announcing New Preview User Interface for the Hospital Compare Preview Period, Refresh of Hospital Star Ratings, and Other Important Updates
2018-53-PCH 11/15/18 PCHQR Program Outreach and Education November 29, 2018 Webinar: PCHQR Program: Overview of the 30-Day Unplanned Readmissions for Cancer Patients (NQF #3188) Measure
2018-52-PCH 10/31/18 Hospital Quality Reporting Center Fall 2018 Newsletter Now Available
2018-51-PCH 10/31/18 PCHQR Program Data Submission Deadline November 15, 2018
2018-50-PCH 10/31/18 October 2018 Hospital Compare Data Updates Now Available
2018-49-PCH 10/29/18 Announcement for Confidential Review of the “Admissions and Emergency Department (ED) Visits for Patients Receiving Outpatient Chemotherapy” (PCH-30 and PCH-31) Measure Results
2018-48-PCH 10/24/18 PCHQR Program Outreach and Education October 25, 2018 Webinar: PCHQR Program Measure Overview: Admissions and Emergency Department (ED) Visits for Patients Receiving Outpatient Chemotherapy (PCH-30 and PCH-31)
2018-47-PCH 10/16/18 PCHQR Program Data Submission Deadline November 15, 2018
2018-46-PCH 10/12/18 PCHQR Program Outreach and Education October 25, 2018 Webinar: PCHQR Program Measure Overview: Admissions and Emergency Department (ED) Visits for Patients Receiving Outpatient Chemotherapy (PCH-30 and PCH-31)
2018-45-PCH 10/02/18 HQRx News Blast: Mark Your Calendars! CMS Webcast October 15 – Submitting Your Medicare Part A Cost Report Electronically
2018-44-PCH 09/26/18 PCHQR Program Outreach and Education September 27, 2018 Webinar: PCHQR Program: Practical Impacts of the FY 2019 IPPS/LTCH PPS Final Rule
2018-43-PCH 09/18/18 NOTICE: PPS-Exempt Cancer Hospitals to Submit Second Quarter 2018 HCAHPS Data by October 3, 2018
2018-42-PCH 09/13/18 PCHQR Program Outreach and Education September 27, 2018 Webinar: PCHQR Program: Practical Impacts of the FY 2019 IPPS/LTCH PPS Final Rule
2018-41-PCH 08/31/18 NOTICE: PPS-Exempt Cancer Hospitals to Submit Second Quarter 2018 HCAHPS Data by October 3, 2018
2018-40-PCH 08/22/18 PCHQR Program Outreach and Education August 23, 2018 Webinar: PCHQR Program: FY 2019 IPPS/LTCH PPS Final Rule
2018-39-PCH 08/20/18 CMS FY 2019 IPPS/LTCH PPS Final Rule Publishes in Federal Register
2018-38-PCH 08/09/18 PCHQR Program Outreach and Education August 23, 2018 Webinar: PCHQR Program: FY 2019 IPPS/LTCH PPS Final Rule
2018-37-PCH 08/03/18 CMS Issues FY 2019 IPPS/LTCH PPS Final Rule
2018-36-PCH 07/31/18 PCHQR Program Data Submission Deadline August 15, 2018
2018-35-PCH 07/27/18 October 2018 Hospital Compare Preview Reports Available on July 27
2018-34-PCH 07/26/18 July 2018 Hospital Compare Data Updates Now Available
2018-33-PCH 07/16/18 PCHQR Program Data Submission Deadline August 15, 2018
2018-32-PCH 07/11/18 PCHQR Program Outreach and Education July 12, 2018 Webinar: PCHQR Program: A Review and What’s New for August 2018 Submissions
2018-31-PCH 07/02/18 Hospital Quality Reporting Center Summer 2018 Newsletter Now Available
2018-30-PCH 07/02/18 QualityNet Secure Portal Now Open for Submission of PCHQR Program FY 2019 DACA
2018-29-PCH 06/28/18 PCHQR Program Outreach and Education July 12, 2018 Webinar: PCHQR Program: A Review and What’s New for August 2018 Submissions
2018-28-PCH 06/27/18 PCHQR Program Outreach and Education June 28, 2018 Webinar: PCHQR Program: Updates to Program Manual, Measure Information Forms, and Algorithms
2018-27-PCH 06/22/18 HQRx News Blast: CDC Extends NHSN Consent Deadline to July 9, 2018
2018-26-PCH 06/20/18 NOTICE: PPS-Exempt Cancer Hospitals to Submit First Quarter 2018 HCAHPS Data by July 5, 2018
2018-25-PCH 06/14/18 PCHQR Program Outreach and Education June 28, 2018 Webinar: PCHQR Program: Updates to Program Manual, Measure Information Forms, and Algorithms
2018-24-PCH 06/05/18 PPS-Exempt Cancer Hospitals to Submit First Quarter 2018 HCAHPS Data by July 5, 2018
2018-23-PCH 05/09/18 PCHQR Program Outreach and Education May 10, 2018 Webinar: FY 2019 IPPS/LTCH PPS Proposed Rule
2018-22-PCH 05/08/18 FY 2019 IPPS Proposed Rule Published, Open for Public Comment
2018-21-PCH 05/04/18 July 2018 Hospital Compare Preview Reports Available on May 4
2018-20-PCH 05/03/18 HQRx News Blast: NHSN Users Take Note: NHSN Version 8.9 Now Available
2018-19-PCH 04/30/18 PCHQR Program Data Submission Deadline May 15, 2018
2018-18-PCH 04/27/18 Extra! Extra! Hospital Quality Reporting Center Spring 2018 Newsletter Now Available
2018-17-PCH 04/26/18 PCHQR Program Outreach and Education May 10, 2018 Webinar: FY 2019 IPPS/LTCH PPS Proposed Rule
2018-16-PCH 04/25/18 April 2018 Hospital Compare Data Updates Now Available
2018-15-PCH 04/16/18 PCHQR Program Data Submission Deadline May 15, 2018
2018-14-PCH 04/13/18 Measure Exception Form for Calendar Year 2018
2018-13-PCH 04/11/18 Hospital Contact Information Updates
2018-12-PCH 04/02/18 IMPORTANT NOTICE: PCH 4Q 2017 HCAHPS Survey Data Submission Deadline Extended to April 11, 2018
2018-11-PCH 03/29/18 HQRx News Blast: New Instructional Guidance on NHSN Re-Consent Process!
2018-10-PCH 03/21/18 PPS-Exempt Cancer Hospital Quality Reporting (PCHQR) Program Outreach and Education March 22, 2018 Webinar: PCHQR Program Refresher: Utilizing the Web-Based Data Collection Tool and PCH Report
2018-09-PCH 03/08/18 PPS-Exempt Cancer Hospital Quality Reporting (PCHQR) Program Outreach and Education March 22, 2018 Webinar: PCHQR Program Refresher: Utilizing the Web-Based Data Collection Tool and PCH Report
2018-08-PCH 02/21/18 PPS-Exempt Cancer Hospital Quality Reporting (PCHQR) Program Outreach and Education February 22, 2018 Webinar: PCHQR Program: 2018 Updates to Measures
2018-07-PCH 02/09/18 Hospital Quality Reporting Center Winter 2018 Newsletter
2018-06-PCH 02/08/18 PPS-Exempt Cancer Hospital Quality Reporting (PCHQR) Program Outreach and Education February 22, 2018 Webinar: PCHQR Program: 2018 Updates to Measures
2018-05-PCH 02/01/18 April 2018 Hospital Compare Preview Reports Available on February 1
2018-04-PCH 02/01/18 PCHQR Program Data Submission Deadline February 15, 2018
2018-03-PCH 01/23/18 PPS-Exempt Cancer Hospital Quality Reporting (PCHQR) Program Outreach and Education January 24, 2018 Webinar: PCHQR Program: Overview of Administrative Requirements
2018-02-PCH 01/16/18 PCHQR Program Data Submission Deadline February 15, 2018
2018-01-PCH 01/10/18 PPS-Exempt Cancer Hospital Quality Reporting (PCHQR) Program Outreach and Education January 24, 2018 Webinar: PCHQR Program: Overview of Administrative Requirements

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