E-mail Notifications: 2016

Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting Program

The following e-mail notifications regarding the Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting (OQR) Program were issued to those registered for the notifications.

Reference Number Date Subject
2016-78-OP 12/20/16 Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting Specifications Manual Version 10.0a Posted
2016-77-OP 12/19/16 New Biannual Update Schedule for Hospital Compare Overall Hospital Rating
2016-76-OP 12/19/16 Hospital Compare Refresh
2016-75-OP 12/05/16 December 12, 2016 Webinar Announcement
2016-74-OP 11/30/16 Specifications Manuals 9.0a and 9.1 Supplemental Documents Posted
2016-73-OP 11/21/16 November 29, 2016 Webinar Announcement
2016-72-OP 11/15/16 CY 2017 OPPS/ASC Final Rule Published in Federal Register
2016-71-OP 11/02/16 Extraordinary Circumstances Extension/Exception (ECE) due to Hurricane Matthew
2016-70-OP 11/02/16 CY 2017 OPPS/ASC Final Rule on Display
2016-69-OP 11/01/16 Attention QINs/QIOs: December Summary & Hospital Specific Reports Available
2016-68-OP 10/31/16 Correction to Hospital Compare December 2016 Preview Reports & HSRs
2016-67-OP 10/31/16 Now Available – December 2016 Hospital Compare Overall Star Rating HSRs
2016-66-OP 10/24/16 December 2016 OP Hospital Compare Preview Reports Available
2016-65-OP 10/19/16 Hospital Compare Refresh
2016-64-OP 10/18/16 Quarter 2 2016 Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting Checklist for Clinical Data Due November 1
2016-63-OP 10/11/16 December 2016 OP Hospital Compare Preview Reports Available on October 8
2016-62-OP 10/03/16 Quarter 2 2016 Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting Clinical Data Due November 1
2016-61-OP 10/03/16 Specifications Manual Supplemental Documents Posted for v9.1
2016-60-OP 09/19/16 Quarter 2 2016 Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting Checklist for Clinical Data Due November 1
2016-59-OP 09/16/16 Disaster Exemption for Louisiana Hospitals affected by Severe Storms and Flooding
2016-58-OP 09/15/16 September 21, 2016 Webinar Announcement
2016-57-OP 09/09/16 Claims Detail Reports Provided for OP-32
2016-56-OP 09/02/16 Please Download Your October 2016 Hospital Compare Overall Star Rating HSRs Today
2016-55-OP 08/26/16 Calendar Year (CY) 2018 Providers Selected for Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting (OQR) Program Validation
2016-54-OP 08/19/16 Reminder: Different review periods for IP/OP Preview Reports and Overall Star Rating HSRs
2016-53-OP 08/05/16 Now Available – October 2016 Hospital Compare Overall Star Rating HSRs
2016-52-OP 08/05/16 Reminder: October 2016 OP Hospital Compare Preview Reports Available through August 19
2016-51-OP 07/28/16 CMS publishes the First Release of the Overall Hospital Quality Star Rating on Hospital Compare
2016-50-OP 07/27/16 Hospital Compare Refresh
2016-49-OP 07/22/16 CMS Releases a Data Brief on Hospital Compare Star Ratings
2016-48-OP 07/22/16 October 2016 OP Hospital Compare Preview Reports Available on July 21
2016-47-OP 07/18/16 July 25, 2016, Webinar Announcement
2016-46-OP 07/14/16 CY 2017 OPPS/ASC Proposed Rule Now Published
2016-45-OP 07/14/16 Reminder: July 2016 Hospital Compare Overall Star Rating HSRs are available until July 22
2016-44-OP 07/11/16 Hospital OQR Q1 2016 Clinical Data Due on August 1, 2016
2016-43-OP 07/07/16 CY 2017 OPPS/ASC Proposed Rule on Display
2016-42-OP 07/05/16 Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting Specifications Manual, Version 10.0 Posted
2016-41-OP 06/24/16 Quarter 1, 2016, Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting Checklist for Clinical Data Due August 1, 2016
2016-40-OP 06/23/16 July 2016 Hospital Compare Overall Star Rating HSRs Re-uploaded
2016-39-OP 06/10/16 Reminder: Hospital Compare Overall Star Rating HSRs are Available for Download until July 11, 2016
2016-38-OP 06/07/16 CMS announces the launch of the Hospital National Provider Survey
2016-37-OP 06/07/16 Specifications Manual Supplemental Documents Posted for 9.0a and 9.1
2016-36-OP 06/07/16 CART Paper Tools Posted on QualityNet
2016-35-OP 05/20/16 Reminder: July 2016 OP Hospital Compare Preview Reports Available through June 4
2016-34-OP 05/12/16 May 18, 2016 Webinar Announcement
2016-33-OP 05/11/16 Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Outreach and Education May 12, 2016, Webinar: Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings on Hospital Compare
2016-32-OP 05/06/16 July 2016 Hospital Compare Preview Reports Available—Imaging Efficiency Measures
2016-31-OP 05/06/16 July 2016 OP Hospital Compare Preview Reports Available on May 6
2016-30-OP 05/04/16 Hospital Compare Refresh
2016-29-OP 05/03/16 Web-Based Measure Data Due May 15, 2016
2016-28-OP 05/03/16 OQR Times Newsletter: May 15 Deadline
2016-27-OP 04/28/16 Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Outreach and Education May 12, 2016, Webinar: Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings on Hospital Compare
2016-26-OP 04/20/16 CMS Announces New Timeline for Hospital Compare Star Ratings Launch
2016-25-OP 04/18/16 Reminder: Hospital OQR Clinical Data Submission Deadline Extended to June 1, 2016
2016-24-OP 04/13/16 April 20, 2016, Webinar Announcement
2016-23-OP 04/12/16 May 15, 2016, Web-based Measures Submission Deadline Approaching
2016-22-OP 03/29/16 OQR Times Newsletter: OP-33
2016-21-OP 03/25/16 Benchmarks of Care 2Q 2015
2016-20-OP 03/22/16 Q4 2015 Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting Checklist
2016-19-OP 03/16/16 OP-33 Fact Sheet Now Available on Quality Reporting Center
2016-18-OP 03/16/16 Hospital OQR Clinical Data Submission Deadline Extended to June 1, 2016
2016-17-OP 03/15/16 Questions and Answers Tool Still Available During QualityNet Maintenance
2016-16-OP 03/09/16 March 16, 2016 Webinar Announcement
2016-15-OP 03/07/16 OP-33 Flowchart Update Now Available
2016-14-OP 02/22/16 CART Paper Tools Posted on QualityNet
2016-13-OP 02/16/16 OP-33 EBRT Flowchart Now Available
2016-12-OP 02/12/16 Data Entry and Public Reporting for OP-31
2016-11-OP 02/12/16 Specifications Manual 9.0a Supplemental Document Posted
2016-10-OP 02/10/16 February 17, 2016 Webinar Announcement
2016-09-OP 02/05/16 Data Center Migration
2016-08-OP 02/01/16 RFI Comment Period Extended CMS & ONC Release Request for Information: Certification Frequency and Requirements for the Reporting of Quality Measures under CMS Programs
2016-07-OP 01/28/16 OP-33 Measure Information Form Updates: External Beam Radiotherapy (EBRT) for Bone Metastases (NQF #1822)
2016-06-OP 01/25/16 April 2016 Hospital Compare Preview Reports - OIE Measures Update
2016-05-OP 01/15/16 April 2016 OP Hospital Compare Preview Reports Available on January 16
2016-04-OP 01/15/16 Updates to Hospital Quality Star Rating
2016-03-OP 01/14/16 Hospital OQR Quarter 3 2015 Clinical Data Due on February 1
2016-02-OP 01/13/16 January 20, 2016, Webinar Announcement
2016-01-OP 01/05/16 Quarter 3 2015 Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting Checklist for Clinical Data Due February 1

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