E-mail Notifications: 2017

Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting Program

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

Reference Number Date Subject
2017-85-OP 12/21/17 December 2017 Hospital Compare Data Updates Now Available
2017-84-OP 12/20/17 Specifications Manuals 10.0a Supplemental Documents Posted
2017-83-OP 12/18/17 Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting (OQR) Program Specifications Manual version 11.0a Posted
2017-82-OP 12/14/17 Public Reporting for OP-32/ASC-12
2017-81-OP 12/11/17 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, and Renal Dialysis Facilities Affected by Hurricane Nate
2017-80-OP 12/11/17 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, Renal Dialysis Facilities, and Ambulatory Surgical Centers Affected by California Wildfires
2017-79-OP 12/11/17 UPDATE: Applicability of Reporting Requirements for Acute Care Hospitals, PPS-Exempt Cancer Hospitals, Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities, Skilled Nursing Facilities, Home Health Agencies, Hospices, Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities, Long-Term Care Hospitals, Ambulatory Surgical Centers, and Renal Dialysis Facilities Affected by Hurricane Irma
2017-78-OP 12/06/17 OQR Times Newsletter: December 2017 Edition
2017-77-OP 12/01/17 December 4, 2017 Webinar Announcement
2017-76-OP 11/20/17 December 4, 2017 Webinar Announcement
2017-75-OP 11/15/17 Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting CY 2018 Payment Determinations
2017-74-OP 11/14/17 CY 2018 OPPS/ASC Final Rule Published in Federal Register
2017-73-OP 11/14/17 Hospital Compare Overall Hospital Quality Star Rating Hospital-Specific Reports (HSRs)
2017-72-OP 11/02/17 CY 2018 OPPS/ASC Final Rule on Display
2017-71-OP 10/30/17 UPDATE: Applicability of Reporting Requirements for Acute Care Hospitals, PPS- Exempt Cancer Hospitals, Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities, Skilled Nursing Facilities, Home Health Agencies, Hospices, Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities, Long-Term Care Hospitals, Ambulatory Surgical Centers, and Renal Dialysis Facilities Affected by Hurricane Irma
2017-70-OP 10/30/17 UPDATE: Applicability of Reporting Requirements for Acute Care Hospitals, PPS- Exempt Cancer Hospitals, Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities, Skilled Nursing Facilities, Home Health Agencies, Hospices, Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities, Long-Term Care Hospitals, Ambulatory Surgical Centers, and Renal Dialysis Facilities Affected by Hurricane Harvey
2017-69-OP 10/30/17

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, and Ambulatory Surgical Centers Affected by Northern California Wildfires

2017-68-OP 10/27/17 Hospital Compare Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings Hospital-Specific Reports (HSRs)
2017-67-OP 10/25/17 Hospital Compare Refresh
2017-66-OP 10/16/17 Reminder: December 2017 OP Hospital Compare Preview Reports Available
2017-65-OP 10/12/17 Quarter 2 2017 Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting Clinical Data Due November 1
2017-64-OP 10/12/17 UPDATE: Applicability of Reporting Requirements for Hospitals, PPS-Exempt Cancer Hospitals, Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities, Skilled Nursing Facilities, Home Health Agencies, Hospices, Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities, Long-Term Care Hospitals, Ambulatory Surgical Centers and ESRD Facilities Affected by Hurricane Harvey
2017-63-OP 10/11/17 October 18, 2017 Webinar Announcement
2017-62-OP 10/03/17 Hospital Quality Reporting Release 12.0
2017-61-OP 10/03/17 CART-Outpatient Version 1.16 Release
2017-60-OP 10/02/17 December 2017 OP Hospital Compare Preview Reports Available
2017-59-OP 09/29/17 Facility-Specific Reports for OP-32
2017-58-OP 09/28/17 Quarter 2 2017 Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting Clinical Data Due November 1
2017-57-OP 09/27/17 CMS will not update Hospital Compare Star Ratings Data in October 2017
2017-56-OP 09/26/17 Reminder: Public Comment on Methodology Change
2017-55-OP 09/21/17 Impact of Harvey and Irma on Facility Participation in CMS National Dry Runs
2017-54-OP 09/21/17 UPDATED: Applicability of Reporting Requirements for Hospitals, PPS-Exempt Cancer Hospitals, Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities, Skilled Nursing Facilities, Home Health Agencies, Hospices, Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities, Long-Term Care Hospitals, Ambulatory Surgical Centers, and Renal Dialysis Facilities Affected by Hurricane Irma
2017-53-OP 09/21/17 Calendar Year (CY) 2019 Providers Selected for Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting (OQR) Program Data Validation
2017-52-OP 09/14/17 Applicability of Reporting Requirements for Hospitals, PPS-Exempt Cancer Hospitals, Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities, Skilled Nursing Facilities, Home Health Agencies, Hospices, Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities, Long-Term Care Hospitals, Ambulatory Surgical Centers, and Renal Dialysis Facilities Affected by Hurricane Irma
2017-51-OP 09/14/17 Applicability of Reporting Requirements for Hospitals, PPS-Exempt Cancer Hospitals, Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities, Skilled Nursing Facilities, Home Health Agencies, Hospices, Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities, Long-Term Care Hospitals, Ambulatory Surgical Centers, and Renal Dialysis Facilities Affected by Hurricane Irma
2017-50-OP 09/13/17 September 20, 2017 Webinar Announcement
2017-49-OP 09/08/17 National Chemotherapy Measure Dry Run Updated Facility Specific Reports are now available on QualityNet
2017-48-OP 09/07/17 Update: Applicability of Reporting Requirements for Hospitals, PPS-Exempt Cancer Hospitals, Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities, Skilled Nursing Facilities, Home Health Agencies, Hospices, Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities, Long-Term Care Hospitals, Ambulatory Surgical Centers, and Renal Dialysis Facilities Affected by Hurricane Harvey
2017-47-OP 09/07/17 Update: Applicability of Reporting Requirements for Hospitals, PPS-Exempt Cancer Hospitals, Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities, Skilled Nursing Facilities, Home Health Agencies, Hospices, Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities, Long-Term Care Hospitals, Ambulatory Surgical Centers, and Renal Dialysis Facilities Affected by Hurricane Harvey
2017-46-OP 09/06/17 Changes to the National Chemotherapy Measure Dry Run
2017-45-OP 09/01/17 Changes to the National Chemotherapy Measure Dry Run
2017-44-OP 08/31/17 Applicability of Reporting Requirements for Hospitals, PPS-Exempt Cancer Hospitals, Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities, Skilled Nursing Facilities, Home Health Agencies, Hospices, Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities, Long-Term Care Hospitals, Ambulatory Surgical Centers, and Renal Dialysis Facilities Affected by Hurricane Harvey
2017-43-OP 08/31/17 Applicability of Reporting Requirements for Hospitals, PPS-Exempt Cancer Hospitals, Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities, Skilled Nursing Facilities, Home Health Agencies, Hospices, Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities, Long-Term Care Hospitals, Ambulatory Surgical Centers, and Renal Dialysis Facilities Affected by Hurricane Harvey
2017-42-OP 08/29/17 Announcement of Public Comment on Methodology Change
2017-41-OP 08/22/17 Reminder of National Provider Call for August 2017 Chemotherapy Measure Dry Run
2017-40-OP 08/17/17 Reminder September 2017 Surgery Measure Dry Run
2017-39-OP 08/15/17 Final Reminder: August 2017 Chemotherapy Measure Dry Run
2017-38-OP 08/07/17 Reminder: August 2017 Chemotherapy Measure Dry Run
2017-37-OP 08/04/17 September 2017 Surgery Measure Dry Run
2017-36-OP 08/01/17 Reminder: October 2017 OP Hospital Compare Preview Reports Available
2017-35-OP 07/27/17 August 2, 2017 Webinar Announcement
2017-34-OP 07/26/17 Updated — Hospital Compare Refresh
2017-33-OP 07/26/17 Hospital Compare Refresh
2017-32-OP 07/20/17 CY 2018 OPPS/ASC Proposed Rule Now Published
2017-31-OP 07/20/17 August 2017 Chemotherapy Measure Dry Run
2017-30-OP 07/18/17 Quarter 1 2017 Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting Clinical Data Due August 1
2017-29-OP 07/14/17 October 2017 OP Hospital Compare Preview Reports Available
2017-28-OP 07/14/17 CY 2018 OPPS/ASC Proposed Rule on Display
2017-27-OP 07/12/17 OQR Times Newsletter: July 2017 Edition
2017-26-OP 06/30/17 Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting Specifications Manual Version 11.0 Posted
2017-25-OP 06/21/17 Q1 2017 Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting Checklist for Clinical Data Due August 1, 2017
2017-24-OP 06/14/17 June 21, 2017 Webinar Announcement
2017-23-OP 04/28/17 Claims Detail Reports No Longer Available Through Secure File Transfer
2017-22-OP 04/26/17 Hospital Compare Refresh
2017-21-OP 04/18/17 Quarter 4 2016 Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting Checklist for Clinical Data Due May 1
2017-20-OP 04/13/17 OP-3b Data Corrected
2017-19-OP 04/12/17 Correction-April 19, 2017 Webinar Announcement
2017-18-OP 04/12/17 April 19, 2017 Webinar Announcement
2017-17-OP 04/06/17 OP-3b Data Correction
2017-16-OP 04/06/17 July 2017 Hospital Compare Preview Reports Available—Outpatient Imaging Efficiency Measures
2017-15-OP 04/06/17 July 2017 OP Hospital Compare Preview Reports Available
2017-14-OP 04/04/17 Quarter 4 2016 Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting Clinical Data Due May 1
2017-13-OP 03/29/17 April 5, 2017 Webinar Announcement
2017-12-OP 03/22/17 *Updated* Q4 2016 Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting Checklist for Clinical Data Due May 1, 2017
2017-11-OP 03/20/17 Q4 2016 Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting Checklist for Clinical Data Due May 1, 2017
2017-10-OP 03/08/17 March 15, 2017 Webinar Announcement
2017-09-OP 02/10/17 February 15, 2017 Webinar Announcement
2017-08-OP 01/30/17 February 1, 2017 Submission Deadline Extended to February 15, 2017
2017-07-OP 01/23/17 Reminder: April 2017 OP Hospital Compare Preview Reports Available
2017-06-OP 01/19/17 OP-33 Sampling Methodology
2017-05-OP 01/17/17 Web-based Measure Submission to QualityNet Secure Portal Delayed for Payment Year 2018
2017-04-OP 01/12/17 January 18, 2017 Webinar Announcement
2017-03-OP 01/09/17 April 2017 OP Hospital Compare Preview Reports Available
2017-02-OP 01/04/17 Technical Correction Issued for Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System CY 2017 Final Rule
2017-01-OP 01/03/17 Quarter 3 2016 Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting Clinical Data Due February 1

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