CMS: Laying the Foundation to Transform Quality Reporting

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 Archived


Description: Join us as the Program Leads for CMS’ Hospital OQR and REHQR Programs present the Calendar Year (CY) 2023 Final Rule. We will also review the public reporting and the January refresh, program measures, and data submission deadlines.


  • List the Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting (OQR) and Rural Emergency Hospital Quality Reporting (REHQR) Programs related finalized proposals in the Calendar Year (CY) 2023 Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS)/Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Payment System final rule.
  • Recall the Requests for Information (RFI) and Request for Comment (RFC) topics related to the OQR and REHQR Programs included in the CY 2023 OPPS/ASC final rule.
  • Summarize the January public reporting refresh and be able to locate your facility’s data.
  • State the program deadlines, current and in the future.

Target Audience: Those reporting for the Hospital OQR Program who want information out forth in the final rule and review program deadlines and public reporting.


Shaili Patel, MPH, Program Lead, Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting (OQR) Program, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

Anita J. Bhatia, PhD, MPH, Program Lead, Rural Emergency Hospital Quality Reporting (REHQR) Program, CMS

Karen VanBourgondien, RN, BSN, Outpatient Quality Program Systems and Stakeholder Support Team

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