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

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 Archived

10:00 AM and 2:00 PM ET


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 measures that have high impact and support national priorities for improved quality and efficiency of care for Medicare beneficiaries as reflected in the National Quality Strategy and the CMS Quality Strategy.


  • 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. ET
  • 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. ET

Target Audience
Facilities that are involved in submitting data for the Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting Program to CMS.

Meeting Objectives

  • Focus on OQR Program Rule changes from the 2017 Final Rule and how these changes impact hospitals
  • Find the CY 2017 OPPS/ASC Final Rule text
  • Identify the Final Rules to the Hospital OQR Program
  • List the Final Policy Changes to the Hospital OQR Program

Elizabeth Bainger, DNP, RN, CPHQ, Program Lead, Hospital OQR Program
Vinitha Meyyur, PhD, Measures Lead, Hospital OQR Program
Elizabeth Goldstein, PhD, Director, Division of Consumer Assessment and Plan Performance
Grace H. Im, JD, MPH, Lead, Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting and Value-Based Purchasing


Karen VanBourgondien
Education Coordinator, HSAG