Archived Events

OQR: The Escape Room: The Search for Clues in Your Data Abstraction

7/10/2019

Description:   We will review some of the most difficult abstraction questions asked by hospitals. Join us for this fun, problem-solving event which will use scenario-based questions with interacti...


OQR: Checking All the Boxes: Ensuring a Successful Submission

4/17/2019

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


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

3/20/2019

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 Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting (OQR) Program: Back to Basics

2/20/2019

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...


OQR – Touring the Hall of Specifications

1/23/2019

Description: Join us for this comprehensive overview of the changes to the Specifications Manual since January 2018. We will highlight changes and updates and how this may affect abstracting and...


CY 2019 OPPS/ASC Final Rule: Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting (OQR) Program

1/9/2019

Description: The Program Lead from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) discusses the CY 2019 Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS)/Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Final Rule...


Public Reporting and You

11/28/2018

Description: Join us for a comprehensive review of the Next Generation in public reporting. We will walk you through this new platform where data can be refined, filtered, and tailored to specific...


Hospital OQR Reconsideration Process: Calendar Year 2019

11/7/2018

Target Audience: Hospitals who are eligible for APU Reconsideration for Calendar Year 2019. Moderator(s): Anita Bhatia, PhD, MPH Program Lead, Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting Program, Centers...


Discovery: Planet Data

9/19/2018

Description: This webinar will discuss the most currently reported data for selected web-based measures as well as review common reports to access data reported for this program. We will also brief...


Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting (OQR) Program: CY 2019 OPPS/ASC Proposed Rule

8/22/2018

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

6/20/2018

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


Website Walk-through: Tools and Resources for the Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting (OQR) Program

4/18/2018

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- OQR

3/21/2018

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


Measure by Measure: Data for the Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting (OQR) Program

2/21/2018

Description: We will present state and national data for selected measures reported for the Hospital OQR Program over the last few years. We will also discuss common obstacles encountered and repor...


Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting (OQR) Program 2018 Specifications Manual Update

1/17/2018

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 Hospital...


CY 2018 OPPS/ASC Final Rule: Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting (OQR) Program

12/4/2017

Description: The Program Lead from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will discuss the CY 2018 OPPS/ASC Final Rule and the changes for hospitals and the Hospital OQR Program Target...


Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting (OQR) Program Reconsideration Process: Calendar Year 2018

11/16/2017

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


What Report? Whose Report? Where Did You Get That?

10/18/2017

Description: Join us as we discuss the various reports available for the Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting Program. We will review the reports available from QualityNet, including how to run th...


Your Data Is Showing: Public Reporting

9/20/2017

Description: Join us for an in-depth review of public reporting. We will be discussing helpful resources, explaining the preview report and its contents, and learning how to find your data on...


OQR: CY 2018 OPPS/ASC Proposed Rule: For the Hospital OQR Program

8/2/2017

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


OQR: The Question and Answer Show

6/21/2017

Description: This presentation will review some of the most frequently asked measure-related questions for the Hospital OQR Program. Join us for this scenario-based QA review and get your abstracti...


OQR: The Treasure Hunt: Valuable Tools for Successful Reporting

4/19/2017

Description: Come join us on the search and discovery of the tools for the Outpatient Quality Program Measures. These tools provide information, understanding and clarification of the OQR measures....


OQR: Pop! Filling in and Submitting the Population and Sampling XML File

4/5/2017

Description: This presentation will review how to upload and submit data using an XML spreadsheet for the OQR Program. Speaker(s): Harold Neal Hicks, III System Administrator, HSAG Event...


OQR: CMS Abstraction and Reporting Tool (CART): Knowing the Basics

3/15/2017

Event Documentation: Presentation Slides Presentation Transcript Q&A Transcript ( 10AM / 2PM ) Event Recording Join us for an overview of the steps required for entering abstractions into CART. Thi...


OQR: Hospital OQR Program CY 2018 Chart-Abstracted Validation Overview for Selected Hospitals

2/15/2017

Event Documentation: Presentation Slides Presentation Transcript Q&A Transcripts ( 10:00 AM  / 2:00 PM ) Event Recording Time: 10:00-11:00 AM EST 2:00 – 3:00 PM EST The validation contractor will...


Hospital OQR: Help, I’m New: What Do I Do?

1/18/2017

Event Documentation: Event Recording Times: 10:00 – 11:00 AM EST 2:00 – 3:00 PM EST Geared toward newcomers to the Hospital OQR Program, this presentation provides basic instruction about QualityNe...


Hospital OQR 2017 Specifications Manual Update

12/12/2016

This presentation will discuss all of the changes and updates to the Specifications Manual since January 2016. Measure experts will provide details on the changes on how this may affect the...


CY 2017 OPPS/ASC Final Rule: Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting (OQR) Program

11/29/2016

Topic Overview of the 2017 Outpatient Final Rule, published in the Federal Registry, that updates the Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting Program Federal Regulations, where CMS has focused on...


OQR: Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting (OQR) Program Reconsideration Process, Calendar Year 2017

11/7/2016

Topic This webinar provides information regarding the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS’) Hospital OQR Program Reconsideration Process for the Calendar Year 2017 Payment Determination....


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

9/21/2016

Topic 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 tool’s...


OQR: CY 2017 OPPS/ASC Proposed Rule Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting (HOQR) Program

7/25/2016

Topic Lead representatives from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will highlight OQR Program developments slated for implementation in the 2017 Final Rule and how hospitals can...


OQR: Data & Quality Improvement for the Hospital OQR Program

5/18/2016

Topic Experts in data analytics and quality improvement will discuss state and national Hospital OQR measure performance in 2013, 2014, and 2015, and explain how hospitals can utilize these data to...


OQR: Hospital OQR Imaging Efficiency Measures

4/20/2016

Topic This presentation will be presented by The Lewin Group, detailing the outpatient imaging measures, measure maintenance, implementation, and process. They will also discuss trends in the data....


OQR: An Introduction to OP-33

3/16/2016

Topic : This presentation will detail OP-33 from top to bottom, numerator to denominator, and everything in between. There will also be a question and answer session. Times:  10:00 – 11:00 a.m. EST...


OQR: Hitting the Highlights: Changes, Reports, Tools, and FAQs

2/17/2016

Topic : This presentation will be a summary of updates, highlights, resources, tools, and program review.  There will also be a frequently asked questions session. Times:  10:00 – 11:00 a.m. EST 2:...


OQR: Hospital OQR 2016 Specifications Manual Update

1/20/2016

Topic : This presentation will review the Hospital OQR Specifications Manual updates and changes from versions 8.1 to 9.0 and versions 9.0 to 9.0a . Times:  10:00 – 11:00 a.m. EST 2:00 – 3:00 p.m....


OQR: 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...


OQR – Final Rule Webinar

11/18/2015

Description : This presentation will be presented by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), and will discuss the calendar year (CY) OPPS/ASC Final Rule, focusing on the Hospital OQR...


OQR Measuring Up: Benchmarks and Quality Improvement

10/21/2015

Topic : This presentation will discuss benchmarks and Hospital Compare for the Hospital OQR Program and how utilizing these resources can assist your facility in quality improvement. Speaker(s) Kar...


OQR: Tools for Success: Resources for the OQR Program

9/16/2015

Description : A generalized overview of the tools and resources available to assist facilities in successful reporting for the OQR Program Note : The 2 p.m. ET session offers Relay Conference...


OQR: Outpatient Quality Reporting Program Requirements: CY 2016 OPPS/ASC Proposed Rule

7/15/2015

Topic: Presented by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), this presentation will discuss the calendar year (CY) 2016 OPPS/ASC Proposed Rule, focusing on the Hospital OQR Program. Note...


OQR: Abstraction Tricks and Tips for the OQR Program

6/17/2015

Topic: A beginner level tutorial, geared toward the new abstractor and those new to the Hospital OQR Program Note : The 2 p.m. ET session offers Relay Conference Captioning (RCC). To use this...


OQR: Improving Quality with the Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting (OQR) Program

5/20/2015

Topic: Basic overview of quality improvement ideas and initiatives utilizing data for the OQR Program Speaker(s) Karen VanBourgondien, BSN, RN Education Coordinator/HSAG Documentation Registration...


OQR: Digging Deeper Into the Data: How to Access and Interpret QualityNet Reports

4/15/2015

Topic: Discussion of the most commonly used Hospital OQR reports-how to interpret them and understand their value in the Hospital OQR Program Speaker(s) Karen VanBourgondien, BSN, RN Education...


OQR: Public Reporting Preview Reports: Hospital OQR Program

3/18/2015

Topic: Discussion of the components of the preview reports, how to run the reports, and how to analyze them. Speaker(s) Karen VanBourgondien, BSN, RN Education Coordinator/HSAG Documentation...


OQR: Understanding Web-Based Measures for the Outpatient Quality Reporting Program

2/18/2015

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


OQR: Hospital OQR 2015 Specifications Manual Update

1/21/2015

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


OQR: Hospital OQR Program Requirements: CY 2015 OPPS/ASC Final Rule

11/19/2014

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


OQR: QualityNet Reports and Utilization of the Secure File Transfer

10/15/2014

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


OQR: Data Trends for Hospital OQR Claims-Based Imaging Efficiency Measures

9/17/2014

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