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

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 Archived

2:00 PM ET


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.

Target Audience:

Individuals within the ASC setting that report data for the ASC Quality Reporting Program wishing to know more about the upcoming changes to the program as a result of the decisions in the Final Rule.


  • Locate the Calendar Year (CY) 2018 OPPS/ASC Final Rule in the Federal Register
  • List the Finalized changes to the ASCQR Program in the CY 2018 OPPS/ASC Final Rule
  • Identify changes that were not finalized for the ASC Program


  • Karen VanBourgondien, RN, BSN
    Education Coordinator, Outpatient Quality Reporting and Education Support Contractor


  • Anita Bhatia, PhD, MPH
    Program Lead, Hospital OQR Program

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