Resources

Colonoscopy Measure (OP-32)

  • Fact Sheet, PDF-359 KB (04/02/19) - A general overview of the measure for calendar year (CY) 2020 payment determination, outline of the measure methodology, information on measure reports, and links to QualityNet resources and Q&A email addresses.
  • Frequently Asked Questions, PDF-696 KB (04/08/19) - A list of frequently asked questions and responses for the measure for CY 2020 payment determination, including general questions related to public reporting and measure specifications.
  • 2018 Colonoscopy Measure Updates and Specifications Report, PDF-803 KB (04/08/19) - A description of the measure updates and measure results from reevaluation and detailed measure specifications. This report describes the measure methodology used for CY 2020 payment determination and 2020 public reporting, which CMS anticipates will occur in January 2020.
    • 2018 Colonoscopy Measure Data Dictionary, XLS-709 KB (04/08/19) - Contains the codes used to identify the measure denominator, exclusions, numerator, and risk factors. Shows the assignment of ICD-9 and ICD-10 codes to condition categories (CCs) used to adjust for patient risk factors in the Colonoscopy measure.
  • 2017 Colonoscopy Measure Updates and Specifications Report, PDF-936 KB (08/28/17) - A description of the measure updates and measure results from reevaluation and detailed measure specifications. This report describes the measure methodology for the CY 2017 performance period (CY 2019 payment determination and January 2019 public reporting).

Previous years' resources can be found on the Archived Resources page.

Questions and Comments

Please submit questions about the Colonoscopy measure to the Outpatient Question and Answer tool. To ensure proper handling of inquiries, reference the hospital’s CMS Certification Number (CCN) for HOPDs or organizational National Provider Identifier (NPI) for ASCs. Do NOT submit patient-identifiable information (e.g., date of birth, social security number, health insurance claim number, dates, procedure codes) to this address. Sending screenshots and/or describing a patient listed in your CDR or FSR is considered Protected Health Information (PHI).

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