Ambulatory Surgical Center Quality Reporting Specifications Manual, v5.1

For use in submitting data for encounters from 07/01/16 through 12/31/16.

View and/or download individual sections of the Specifications Manual, (PDF documents, unless noted), listed below.

Release Notes, 5.1, Supplemental Document Two

Release Notes, 5.1, Supplemental Document

Release Notes, 5.1

Table of Contents
Program Background
Using the Manual

Measure Information Forms Overview

ASC 1 - Patient Burn

ASC 2 - Patient Fall

ASC 3 - Wrong Site, Wrong Side, Wrong Patient, Wrong Procedure, Wrong Implant

ASC 4 - All Cause Hospital Transfer/Admission

ASC 5 - Prophylactic Intravenous (IV) Antibiotic Timing

ASC 6 - Safe Surgery Checklist Use

ASC 7 - ASC Facility Volume Data on Selected ASC Surgical Procedures(Updated 11/22/16)

ASC 8 - Influenza Vaccination Coverage among Healthcare Personnel

ASC 9 - Endoscopy/Polyp Surveillance: Appropriate Follow-up Interval for Normal Colonoscopy in Average Risk Patients

ASC 10 - Endoscopy/Polyp Surveillance: Colonoscopy Interval for Patients with a History of Adenomatous Polyps - Avoidance of Inappropriate Use

ASC 11 - Cataracts - Improvement in Patient's Visual Function within 90 Days Following Cataract Surgery

ASC 12 - Facility 7-Day Risk-Standardized Hospital Visit Rate after Outpatient Colonoscopy

QDC Coding and Sampling Specifications

Appendix A: Glossary of Terms

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