Archived Events

Crunching the Numbers: Reviewing Your Facility's Data (ASC)

10/23/2019

Description: In this presentation, it’s all about numbers. We will discuss your recently-reported data for the ASCQR Program and compare them to aligned measures in another program. We will also...


CY 2020 OPPS/ASC Proposed Rule: Ambulatory Surgical Center Quality Reporting (ASCQR) Program

9/25/2019

Description:   The Program Lead from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will be presenting the Calendar Year (CY) 2020 Proposed Rule. We will cover the proposed changes for the...


Like a Stroll in the Park: Walking You Through Your Preview Report

7/17/2019

Description:  Join us while we walk you through your most recent Preview Report. We will also review Hospital Compare, how to find your data, and the most important aspects of the data you report f...


ASC: Checking All the Boxes: Ensuring a Successful Submission

4/24/2019

**Please Note: No Continuing Education Credits are being offered for this event**   Description: Join us and make sure you have everything in order for the upcoming data deadline. We will review th...


ASC: The Life and Times of a Measure: An Overview of the Measure Development Process

3/27/2019

Description: Join us while we present a brief overview of the measurement development process. Find out the steps involved for a measure to become part of this program. Target Audience: Individuals...


The Ambulatory Surgical Center Quality Reporting (ASCQR) Program: Back to the Basics

2/27/2019

Description: This presentation is geared towards those new to reporting for the program or those who would like a refresher course. We will cover topics such as program requirements, QualityNet...


ASC: Touring the Hall of Specifications

1/30/2019

Description: This presentation provides a detailed overview of the changes and updates to the ASCQR Specifications Manual since January 2018. We will also discuss how these changes may affect...


CY 2019 OPPS/ASC Final Rule: Ambulatory Surgical Center Quality Reporting (ASCQR) Program

1/10/2019

Description: The Program Lead from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will discuss the CY 2019 Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS)/ASC 2019 Final Rule and the upcoming...


ASCQR Reconsideration Process: Calendar Year 2019

11/7/2018

Target Audience: ASCs who are eligible for APU Reconsideration for Calendar Year 2019. Moderator(s): Anita Bhatia, PhD, MPH Program Lead, Ambulatory Surgical Center Quality Reporting Program, Cente...


Public Reporting and You

10/24/2018

Description: Join us for this comprehensive overview of public reporting. We will discuss, in detail, the updated Preview Report and take you on a virtual tour of Hospital Compare and finding your...


Discovery: Planet Data

9/26/2018

Description: Join us while we discuss the most current data for ASCQR measures and review the most popular reports and resources available to access your data. Target Audience: Individuals reportin...


Ambulatory Surgical Quality Reporting (ASCQR) Program: CY 2019 OPPS/ASC Proposed Rule

8/23/2018

Description: The Program Lead from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will be presenting the Calendar Year (CY) 2019 Proposed Rule. We will cover the proposed changes for the progra...


The Abstraction Challenge Show: Real Questions, Real Answers

7/18/2018

Description: This webinar will review some of the most frequently asked measure-related questions for the ASCQR Program. Join us for this scenario-based presentation and test your abstraction skill...


Website Walk-through: Tools and Resources for the Ambulatory Surgical Center Quality Reporting (ASCQR) Program

4/25/2018

Description: Please join us as we walk participants through the two most commonly accessed websites for this program. We will demonstrate new resources, as well as upgraded features essential to...


Getting Your Ducks in a Row: Addressing Common Issues in Quality Reporting- ASC 2PM

3/28/2018

Description: Join us as we walk through the most common program-related hurdles and obstacles when reporting for this program. We will cover all submission deadlines, common misconceptions when...


Measure by Measure: Data for the Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Quality Reporting Program

2/28/2018

Description: We will present state and national data for selected measures reported for the Ambulatory Surgical Center Quality Reporting Program over the last few years. We will also discuss common...


Ambulatory Surgical Center Quality Reporting (ASCQR) Program 2018 Specifications Manual Update

1/24/2018

Description: Join us for this comprehensive overview of the changes to the Specifications Manual. Experts will provide details on how these changes may affect abstracting and reporting the ASCQR...


CY 2018 OPPS/ASC Final Rule: Ambulatory Surgical Center Quality Reporting (ASCQR) Program

12/5/2017

Description: The Program Lead from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will discuss the Calendar Year (CY) 2018 Final Rule and the upcoming changes for ASCs and the ASCQR Program....


Ambulatory Surgical Center Quality Reporting (ASCQR) Program Reconsideration Process: Calendar Year 2018

11/16/2017

Moderator(s): Anita Bhatia, PhD, MPH Program Lead, ASCQR Program, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Speaker(s): Renee Parks, RN, BSN Project Director, ASCQR Program Event Documentation...


The Express Train to Success: The Reporting of ASC-8

10/25/2017

Description: Join us as we review the reporting of ASC-8, Influenza Vaccination Coverage among Healthcare Personnel. We will discuss the most common problems encountered and how to avoid them to...


Live Question and Answer Session for the 2017-2018 Influenza Season: Collecting Healthcare Personnel Influenza Vaccination Data

9/28/2017

Description: Note: This event is presented by CDC and is not sponsored by the ASCQR Program. Subject matter experts from CDC will be available to answer your questions on collecting and reporting...


Your Data Is Showing: Public Reporting for ASCs

9/27/2017

Description: Join us for an in-depth review of public reporting. We will be discussing the preview report and its contents, taking a tour of Hospital Compare, and explaining how to find your data....


ASC: The CY 2018 OPPS/ASC Proposed Rule: For the ASCQR Program

8/3/2017

Description: The Program Lead from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will highlight developments slated for implementation in the CY 2018 Final Rule and how ASCs can provide input ...


ASC: The Question and Answer Show

6/28/2017

Description: This presentation will review some of the most frequently asked questions for the ASC Program. Join us for this scenario-based QA review and get your questions answered. Target Audienc...


ASC: Tools to Help You Build a Successful Reporting Program

4/26/2017

Description: Please join us as we explore various tools and resources that will help you to develop a successful reporting program. We will also discuss ways to circumvent common reporting problems...


ASC: Staying the Course: Sailing Toward Quality Reporting Success

3/22/2017

Description: Join us as we review the ASCQR Program requirements and troubleshoot some of the common barriers to data submission. We will discuss various resources and tools available to assist ASC...


ASC: The Ins and Outs of Measure Submission Via a Web-Based Tool

2/22/2017

Event Documentation: Event Recording Time: 2:00 – 3:00 PM EST Join us to learn about the measures submitted via a web-based tool: what to report, how to submit data and when the measures are due....


ASC: Help, I’m New: The Why, Who, What, Where, and When of the ASCQR Program

1/25/2017

Event Documentation: Presentation Slides Presentation Transcript Q&A Transcript Event Recording Provide basic instruction for Program registration, measure location, and reporting of the ASCQR...


ASC 2017 Specifications Manual Update

12/15/2016

Event Documentation: Presentation Slides Presentation Transcript Q&A Transcript Event Recording This presentation will discuss all of the changes and updates to the Specifications Manual since...


CY 2017 OPPS/ASC Final Rule: Ambulatory Surgical Center Quality Reporting (ASCQR) Program

11/30/2016

Event Documentation: Presentation Slides Presentation Transcript Q&A Transcript Event Recording Topic To provide information on the 2017 Final Rules Published in the Federal Registry and reporting...


ASC: Ambulatory Surgical Center Quality Reporting (ASCQR) Program Reconsideration Process, Calendar Year 2017

11/7/2016

Event Documentation: Presentation Slides Presentation Transcript Event Recording Topic This webinar provides information regarding the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS’) ASCQR Program...


ASC: Influenza Vaccination Summary for ASCs

10/26/2016

Topic: This webinar will be presented by NHSN/CDC and will review the process for accessing and entering the NHSN/CDC on-line tool. They will review data entered and the verification process of tha...


ASC: Unlocking the Secrets of the Question and Answer (QA) Tool

9/21/2016

Description: This overview of the updated Question and Answer tool will describe how to find the tool, establish an account, submit questions about program requirements, and take advantage of the...


ASC: CY 2017 OPPS/ASC Proposed Rule

7/27/2016

Event Documentation: Presentation Slides Presentation Transcript Q&A Transcript Event Recording Topic Lead representatives from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will highlight...


ASC: Racing to the Finish Line: Tracking to Improve Quality

5/25/2016

Event Documentation: Presentation Slides Presentation Transcript Q&A Transcript Event Recording Topic Our ASC quality improvement expert will present a data analysis of state and national ASCQR...


ASC: More Pieces of the Puzzle – Troubleshooting Quality Data Codes (QDCs)

4/27/2016

Event Documentation: Presentation Slides Presentation Transcript Q&A Transcript Event Recording Topic: Part 2 of a two-part series, this presentation will focus on troubleshooting QDCs and the most...


ASC: Pieces of the Puzzle – Understanding Quality Data Codes

3/23/2016

Event Documentation: Presentation Slides Presentation Transcript Q&A Transcript Event Recording Topic : This will be part one of a two-part series discussing Quality Data Codes. Sample billing form...


ASC: Making it Work: A Quality Reporting Toolkit for the ASCQR Program

2/24/2016

Event Documentation: Presentation Slides Presentation Transcript Q&A Transcript Event Recording Topic :  This presentation will discuss helpful hints and resources available to improve your success...


ASC: 2016 Specifications Manual Updates

1/27/2016

Topic : This presentation will review the ASC Specifications Manual updates through version 5.0a . Target Audience: ASC population involved in quality improvement and quality reporting for CMS....


ASC: The Lifecycle of Healthcare Quality Measures

12/16/2015

Topic : This presentation discusses the process in which Quality Measures are initiated and implemented and how the public and healthcare entities can impact the Quality Measures and their...


ASC: CY 2016 OPPS/ASC Final Rule Webinar

12/9/2015

Topic : This presentation will be a discussion of the CY 2016 Final Rule as it relates to the ASCQR Program. Speaker Anita Bhatia, PhD, MPH Program Lead ASCQR Program, CMS Moderator Tamara Heron,...


ASC: Telling Your Story-Public Reporting for the ASCQR Program

10/28/2015

Topic : This presentation will give the ASC community the “ins and outs” of public reporting. Speaker(s) Karen VanBourgondien RN, BSN Project Coordinator Documentation Registration Flyer Presentati...


The ASCQR Program: Recipe for Success!

9/30/2015

Topic : This presentation is a tutorial for those new to the ASCQR program. Speaker(s) Tamara Heron, MBA Project Coordinator Documentation Registration Flyer Presentation Slides Recorded Event...


ASC: Ambulatory Surgical Center Quality Reporting Program Requirements: CY 2016 OPPS/ASC Proposed Rule

7/22/2015

Topic: Presented by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), this presentation will discuss the CY 2016 OPPS/ASC Proposed Rule and its implications for the ASCQR Program. Speaker(s) Anit...


ASC: Understanding the Web-Based Measures for the ASCQR Program

5/27/2015

Topic: Review the web-based measures for the ASCQR Program, with a detailed focus on ASC-9 and ASC-10 Speaker(s) Karen VanBourgondien, BSN, RN Education Coordinator/HSAG Documentation Presentation...


ASC: Influenza Vaccination of Healthcare Personnel

5/6/2015

Topic: A comprehensive presentation discussing the registration process and reporting of the ASC-8 measure, presented by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Speaker(s) Amy Webb, MPH Publ...


ASC: Ambulatory Surgical Center Quality Reporting (ASCQR) Program 2015 Specifications Manual, Version 4.0a

2/4/2015

Topic: A collaborative effort of HSAG, Mathematica, Telligen, and Yale, this presentation reviews the new Ambulatory Surgical Center Quality Reporting measures and updates to the ASCQR Specificatio...


ASC: CY 2015 OPPS/ASC Final Rule

12/5/2014

Presentation Slides – 1 per page Presentation Slides – 3 per page Presentation Transcript AM Q&A Transcript – PM Q&A Transcript


ASC: Secure File Transfer and QualityNet Reports

10/22/2014

Presentation Slides – 1 per page Presentation Slides – 3 per page Presentation Transcript AM Q&A Transcript – PM Q&A Transcript


ASC: ASCQR Program Requirements: CY 2015 OPPS/ASC Proposed Rule

7/23/2014

Presentation Slides – 1 per page Presentation Slides – 3 per page Presentation Transcript AM Q&A Transcript – PM Q&A Transcript