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

Thursday, August 3, 2017 Archived

2:00 PM ET


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 on program changes.

Target Audience:

Individuals interested in the updates, changes, modifications, and additions to the ASCQR Program as specified in the CY 2018 Proposed Rule.


  • Locate the Calendar Year 2018 PPS/ASC Proposed Rule in the Federal Register Identify at least five common hurdles and possible solutions when reporting measures via the online submission tools
  • Identify the changes to the ASCQR Program as related to the Proposed Rule
  • Submit comments to CMS regarding the CY 2018 OPPS/ASC Proposed Rule


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


  • Anita Bhatia
    PhD, MPH - Program Lead, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

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