Overview of the Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting Program (OQR) Data Validation Efforts

Wednesday, October 4, 2023 Archived

2:00PM ET

Description: This webinar will cover the CMS outpatient validation process in detail, pertinent reports, common abstraction dilemmas and a question-and-answer session.


  • State the outpatient data validation process for the Hospital OQR Program.
  • Identify data validation deadlines and required activities.
  • Submit medical records requested by the CMS Clinical Data Abstraction Center (CDAC).
  • Receive and interpret validation results.
  • Identify and mitigate common abstraction dilemmas.

Target Audience: Hospitals that report data for the Hospital OQR who wish to know more about the CMS validation process and common abstraction difficulties effecting validation.


Alex Feilmeier, MHA, Program Manager, Value, Incentives, and Quality Reporting (VIQR), Validation Support Contractor (VSC)

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

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