OQR: Hospital OQR 2016 Specifications Manual Update

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 Archived

10 AM ET and 2 PM ET ET

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 .

10:00 – 11:00 a.m. EST
2:00 – 3:00 p.m. EST

Target Audience: Hospital population involved in quality improvement and quality reporting for CMS.

Meeting Objectives:

  • Identify changes to the data elements in the Specifications Manuals from version 8.0 to 9.0a .
  • Describe changes in the Measure Information Forms in the Specifications Manual from version 8.1 to 9.0a .
  • Be able to locate and access the Specifications Manuals for the program.


  • Bob Dickerson, MSHSA, RRT
  • Samantha Berns, MSPH
  • Angela Merrill, PhD
  • Colleen McKiernan, MSPH, CPH
  • Nina Rose, MA


  • Pam Harris, RN, BSN
    Project Coordinator, HSAG