Archived Events

CY 2022 eCQM Reporting and Data Submission Process

11/29/2022

Description: This presentation discusses calendar year (CY) 2022 electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) reporting requirements and demonstrates data submission processes in the CMS Hospital...


SEP-1 and the 2021 Sepsis Guidelines Update: New Evidence, New Recommendations

11/16/2022

Description: This webinar will provide a summary of high-level updates in the Sepsis 2021 Guidelines; highlight how these updates may affect clinical care of the septic patient; and how these updat...


Reviewing CY 2022 eCQM Reporting Resources for the Hospital IQR Program and Medicare Promoting Interoperability Program

10/24/2022

Description: This presentation will review resources that support calendar year (CY) 2022 electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) reporting for the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR)...


Voluntary Reporting of the Hospital-Level THA/TKA PRO-Based Performance Measure

9/14/2022

Description: This presentation will provide participants with an overview of the Hospital-level Total Hip Arthroplasty/Total Knee Arthroplasty (THA/TKA) Patient-Reported Outcome-Based Performance...


FY 2023 IPPS/LTCH PPS Final Rule Overview for Hospital Quality Programs

9/1/2022

Descrption: The purpose of the event is to provide an overview of the Fiscal Year 2023 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS)/ Long-Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System (LTCH PPS) fin...


Overview of the FY 2023 Hospital-Acquired Condition (HAC) Reduction Program and Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP)

8/17/2022

Description: This event will provide an overview of the fiscal year (FY) 2023 HAC Reduction Program and HRRP, including program updates, methodology, Hospital-Specific Reports (HSRs), and the Revie...


Navigating the Voluntary Hybrid HWR Measure Data Submission Process

8/5/2022

Description: This presentation provides the reporting requirements and Hospital Quality Reporting (HQR) Secure Portal submission processes for the 2023 voluntary reporting of Hybrid Hospital-Wide...


Overview of FY 2025 Inpatient Data Validation Efforts for Randomly Selected Hospitals

7/6/2022

Description: This webinar will discuss the CMS inpatient data validation process for the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program fiscal year 2025 payment determination and the...


Your Guide to the Data on Care Compare

7/1/2022

Description: The purpose of this event is to provide an overview of the publicly reported data found on Care Compare for Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) inpatient hospital quality...


Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock: Management Bundle (Composite Measure) v5.12 Measure Updates

6/27/2022

Description: This webinar will clarify the changes and rationale behind the updates to the SEP-1 measure and guidance in version 5.12 of the specifications manual and respond to frequently asked...


Reviewing Your FY 2023 Hospital VBP Program and January 2023 Public Reporting MSPB Hospital-Specific Report​

6/15/2022

Description: This event will provide an overview of the Medicare Spending per Beneficiary (MSPB) measure and hospital-specific reports (HSRs), including the goals of the MSPB measure, the measure...


Hospital VBP Program Knowledge Refresher: FY 2024 Overview

6/8/2022

Description:  This event will provide an overview of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2024 Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program Baseline Report and discuss the following: • The report’s location in th...


Navigating the HQR Hospital IQR Program Reports

5/27/2022

Description: This webinar will provide an overview of Hospital Quality Reporting (HQR) Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program reports to help ensure providers meet Centers for Medicare ...


Resources for Reporting FY 2024 eCQM and Hybrid HWR Measure Data

5/25/2022

Description: We will provide an overview of the reporting requirements, focusing on the implementation resources for reporting electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) and Hybrid Hospital-Wide...


July 2022 Public Reporting Claims-Based Measures Hospital-Specific Report Overview

5/24/2022

Description:  This event will provide an overview of the hospital-specific reports (HSRs) for select claims-based measures that will be publicly reported in July 2022, including a summary of nation...


FY 2023 IPPS/LTCH PPS Proposed Rule Overview for Hospital Quality Programs

5/18/2022

Description:  The purpose of the event is to provide an overview of the Fiscal Year 2023 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS)/ Long-Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System (LTCH PPS)...


Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings: Impact of the CMS Exception

5/13/2022

Description: The purpose of the event is to provide a brief overview of the Overall Star Ratings methodology and the impact of CMS’ data exception for the first and second quarters of 2020 data on...


COVID-19 HCP Vaccination Measure FAQs

4/22/2022

Description: This webinar will provide answers to frequently asked questions to aide hospitals in successfully reporting their COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage Among Healthcare Personnel (COVID-19 HCP...


Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting 101: Your Guide to Successful Reporting

4/20/2022

Description: This webinar will provide an overview of the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program and requirements to help ensure successful reporting. Speaker Candace Jackson, ADN ,...


Reviewing Your FY 2023 Hospital VBP Program Mortality and Complication Measures Hospital-Specific Report.

4/14/2022

Description:  This event will provide an overview of the hospital-specific reports (HSRs) for the mortality and complication measures used in the Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 Hospital VBP Program. This...


Hospital Inpatient Quality Program Measures: Understanding Population and Sampling

3/30/2022

Description: This presentation will provide an overview of the Initial Patient Population (IPP) and sampling for the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program. Speaker:  Candace Jackson, A...


Sepsis Measure Information Form and Algorithm Overview

3/30/2022

Description:  This presentation will provide an overview of the Specifications Manual for National Hospital Inpatient Quality Measures. Speaker:  Candace Jackson, ADN Program Lead, Hospital Inpatie...


Hospital Inpatient Quality Program Measures Overview

3/30/2022

Description: This presentation will provide an overview of the Specifications Manual for National Hospital Inpatient Quality Measures. Speaker:  Candace Jackson, ADN Program Lead, Hospital Inpatien...


Overview of FY 2024 Inpatient Data Validation Efforts for Hospitals Selected as Targeted

3/8/2022

Description: This webinar will educate and share information regarding the CMS Inpatient Data Validation process as part of the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program FY 2024 Payment...


Hospital IQR Program Requirements for CY 2022 Reporting (FY 2024 Payment Determination)

2/28/2022

Description: This presentation will highlight calendar year (CY) 2022 Hospital IQR Program requirements and review aligned CY 2022 eCQM reporting requirements for the Hospital IQR and Medicare...


CY 2021 eCQM Reporting Tools and FAQs for the Hospital IQR Program and Medicare Promoting Interoperability Program

2/25/2022

Description: This presentation provides participants in the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program and Medicare Promoting Interoperability Program with tips and tools for calendar year...


Hospital VBP Program, HAC Reduction Program, and HRRP FY 2022 Provider Data Catalog Refresh

2/10/2022

Description: We will provide an overview of publicly reported data for CMS inpatient hospital value-based purchasing programs, including the Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program, the...


Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock: Management Bundle (Composite Measure) v5.11a Measure Updates

2/8/2022

Description: This webinar will clarify the changes and rationale behind the updates to the SEP-1 measure and guidance in v5.11a of the specifications manual and respond to frequently asked question...


Hospital IQR Program CY 2020 (FY 2023 Payment Determination) eCQM Validation Overview for Selected Hospitals

1/25/2022

Description:  This webinar will share information regarding the CMS Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program validation process for electronic clinical quality measures (eCQMs) for fiscal...


Steps for Successful CY 2021 Hospital eCQM Submission

12/16/2021

Description:  This presentation will provide hospitals and vendors with information regarding calendar year (CY) 2021 electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) reporting requirements and data...


Where’s My Report? Everything You Want to Know About the FY 2022 Hospital VBP Program Percentage Payment Summary Report

12/1/2021

Description:   This event provides an overview of the fiscal year (FY) 2022 Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program Percentage Payment Summary Report (PPSR). We will look at the report’s...


Reviewing CY 2021 eCQM Reporting Resources for the Hospital IQR Program and Medicare Promoting Interoperability Program

10/28/2021

Description: This presentation will review resources that support calendar year (CY) 2021 electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) reporting for the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR)...


HCP COVID-19 Vaccination Measure and Maternal Morbidity Structural Measure

10/26/2021

Description: This webinar will provide an overview of the COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage Among Healthcare Personnel (HCP COVID-19 Vaccination) measure and the Maternal Morbidity Structural Measure....


Hospital-Based Sepsis Care: The Evolving Definition of Sepsis and the Roles of the ED Medical Director and Quality Team in Sepsis Care

10/13/2021

Description:  This webinar will provide a physician’s perspective on the evolution of the definition of sepsis and the SEP-1 measure as it relates to population health and sepsis care in the...


COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage Among Health Care Personnel

10/12/2021

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FY 2022 IPPS/LTCH PPS Final Rule Overview for Hospital Quality Programs

9/9/2021

Description:  This presentation will provide an overview of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS)/Long-Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System (LTCH PPS) Final...


Overview of the FY 2022 Hospital-Acquired Condition (HAC) Reduction Program and Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP)

8/19/2021

Description: This event will provide an overview of the fiscal year (FY) 2022 HAC Reduction Program and HRRP, including program updates, methodology, Hospital-Specific Reports (HSRs), and the Revie...


Overview of FY 2024 Inpatient Data Validation Efforts for Randomly Selected Hospitals

7/13/2021

Description: This webinar will discuss the CMS inpatient data validation process as part of the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program FY 2024 payment determination and the Hospital-Acq...


Overview of FY 2023 Inpatient Data Validation Efforts for Targeted Selected Hospitals

7/7/2021

Description:   This webinar discusses the CMS inpatient chart-abstracted data validation process as part of the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program fiscal year (FY) 2023 payment...


Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock: Management Bundle (Composite Measure) v5.10 Measure Updates

6/30/2021

Description: This event will clarify the changes and rationale behind the updates to the SEP-1 measure and guidance in version 5.10 of the specifications manual and provide responses to frequently...


Hospital VBP Program Knowledge Refresher: FY 2023 Overview

6/9/2021

Descprition:  This event will provide an overview of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program Baseline Reports and discuss the following topics: • Report location in...


Reviewing Your FY 2022 Hospital VBP Program and January 2022 Public Reporting MSPB Hospital-Specific Report

6/8/2021

Description:  This event will provide an overview of the Medicare Spending per Beneficiary (MSPB) measure and hospital-specific reports (HSRs), including the goals of the MSPB measure, the measure...


FY 2022 IPPS/LTCH PPS Proposed Rule Overview for Hospital Quality Programs

6/3/2021

Description: This presentation will provide an overview of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS)/Long-Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System (LTCH PPS) Propos...


Reporting the Hybrid Hospital-Wide Readmission Measure to the Hospital IQR Program

5/18/2021

Description: This presentation provides an overview of the Hybrid Hospital-Wide Readmission (HWR) measure, the implementation timeline, and the transition from voluntary to required reporting of th...


July 2021 Public Reporting Claims-Based Measures Hospital-Specific Report Overview

5/11/2021

Description:  This event will provide an overview of the hospital-specific reports (HSRs) for select claims-based measures that will be publicly reported in July 2021, including a summary of nation...


CMS QRDA Category I Implementation Guide Changes for CY 2021 Hospital Quality Reporting

4/27/2021

Description :  This presentation will provide an overview of the changes to the 2021 CMS Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA) Category I Implementation Guide (IG) for Hospital Quality...


Reviewing Your FY 2022 Hospital VBP Program Mortality and Complication Measures Hospital-Specific Report

4/22/2021

Description: The webinar will provide an overview of the HSRs for the mortality and complication measures used in the FY 2022 Hospital VBP Program. This includes a summary of the new CABG mortality...


Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock: Management Bundle (Composite Measure) v5.9 Measure Questions and Answers

4/13/2021

Description:  This event will clarify frequently asked questions related to the SEP-1 measure and guidance in version 5.9 of the specification manual and will discuss updates to SEP-1 for patient...


Overview of Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 Inpatient Data Validation Efforts for Randomly Selected Hospitals

3/16/2021

Description: The purpose of this webinar is to educate and share information regarding the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Inpatient Chart-Abstracted Data Validation process as part ...


Q&A Session: CY 2020 eCQM Reporting Using the HQR System

3/9/2021

Description: This session is devoted to addressing data submitter questions related to the aligned reporting of electronic clinical quality measures (eCQMs) for the Hospital Inpatient   Quality...


Hospital VBP Program, HAC Reduction Program, and Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program FY 2021 Provider Data Catalog Refresh

2/18/2021

Description: This event will provide an overview of publicly reported data for CMS inpatient hospital value-based purchasing programs, including the Hospital VBP Program, the HAC Reduction Program,...


Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings on Care Compare: 2021 OPPS Rule Methodology

2/3/2021

Description: This interactive session will highlight the Overall Star Ratings methodology enhancements for reporting in 2021 and beyond. Speakers Annese Abdullah-Mclaughlin , Nurse Consultant, CMS ...


CY 2020 eCQM Reporting Tips and Tools for the Hospital IQR Program and Medicare Promoting Interoperability Program

1/19/2021

Description: This presentation will provide helpful tips and tools for successful electronic submission of calendar year (CY) 2020 clinical quality measure (CQM) data to the Hospital Inpatient...

Submitting CY 2020 eCQM Data for the Hospital IQR and Medicare Promoting Interoperability Programs

12/18/2020

Description: The purpose of this presentation is to provide a high-level overview of the reporting process, navigational changes, and new features for reporting and receiving feedback on calendar...


Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock: Management Bundle (Composite Measure) v5.9 Measure Updates

12/10/2020

Description: The purpose of this event is to: • Clarify the changes and rationale behind the updates to the SEP-1 measure and guidance in version 5.9 of the specifications manual. • Discuss updates...


FY 2021 IPPS/LTCH PPS Final Rule Overview for Hospital Quality Programs

10/29/2020

Description:  This presentation will provide an overview of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS)/Long-Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System (LTCH PPS) Final...


Reviewing CY 2020 eCQM Resources for the Hospital IQR Program and the Medicare and Medicaid Promoting Interoperability Program*

10/26/2020

Description This presentation will review resources that support calendar year (CY) 2020 electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) reporting for the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR)...


Fluids, Lactate, and Champions: An Emergency and Preventive Medicine Physician’s Perspective on Sepsis and the SEP-1 Core Measure

10/7/2020

Disclaimer:  This presentation includes evidence-based information for the clinical care of patients with sepsis and is not intended for use as abstraction guidance for SEP-1. The viewpoints shared...


Measure Collaboration Workspace Series –Session 3 Measure Collaboration Workspace and eCQM Data Element Repository

8/12/2020

Description: The final session of the Measure Collaboration Workspace Series highlights the tools supporting electronic clinical quality improvement activities for Eligible Hospitals, Critical Acce...


Overview of the FY 2021 Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program

8/7/2020

Description: This event will provide an overview of the fiscal year (FY) 2021 HRRP, including: • Program updates • Methodology • Hospital-Specific Reports (HSRs) • Review and Correction period...


Where's My Report? Everything You Want to Know About the FY 2021 Hospital VBP Program Percentage Payment Summary Report

7/31/2020

Description: This event will provide an overview of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Hospital VBP Program Percentage Payment Summary Report (PPSR), including a discussion of the following: • Report...


What’s My Payment? Understanding the FY 2021 Hospital VBP Program Calculations Step-By-Step in the

7/31/2020

Description: This event will provide an overview of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Hospital VBP Program Percentage Payment Summary Report (PPSR) calculations with a focus on understanding the Hospital V...


Measure Collaboration Workspace Series –Session 2 Measure Collaboration Workspace and eCQM Flows and Clinical Flow Prototype

7/29/2020

Description: The second of three Measure Collaboration Workspace Series sessions highlights tools supporting electronic clinical quality improvement activities for Eligible Hospitals, Critical Acce...


Overview of the FY 2021 Hospital-Acquired Condition (HAC) Reduction Program

7/17/2020

Description:  This event will provide an overview of the fiscal year (FY) 2021 HAC Reduction Program, including:  • Program updates  • Methodology • Hospital-Specific Reports (HSRs) • Scoring...


Measure Collaboration Workspace Series – Session 1 eCQI Resource Center, Hybrid Measure, Measure Collaboration Workspace, and the CMS Measures Inventory Tool

7/15/2020

Description:  The first of three Measure Collaboration Workspace Series sessions highlights the tools supporting electronic clinical quality improvement activities for Eligible Hospitals, Critical...


Hospital IQR Program CY 2019 (FY 2022 Payment Determination) eCQM Validation Overview for Selected Hospitals

7/6/2020

Description: The purpose of this webinar is to share information regarding the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Hospital IQR Program electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) data...


Hospital VBP Program: Navigating the New QualityNet Website

7/6/2020

Description: This event will provide an overview of the CMS Hospital VBP Program resources on the updated QualityNet website and show the steps to use the QualityNet Inpatient Questions & Answers...


Hospital IQR Program Fiscal Year 2022 Chart-Abstracted Validation Overview for Targeted Selected Hospitals

6/24/2020

Description:  The purpose of this webinar is to educate and share information regarding the CMS Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program chart-abstracted data validation process for Fisca...


FY 2021 IPPS/LTCH PPS Proposed Rule Overview for Hospital Quality Programs

6/19/2020

Description: This presentation will provide an overview of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS)/Long-Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System (LTCH PPS) Propos...


Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock: Management Bundle (Composite Measure) v5.8 Measure Updates

6/19/2020

Description:  The purpose of this event is to: Clarify the changes and rationale behind the updates to the SEP-1 measure and guidance in version 5.8 of the specifications manual. Discuss updates t...


Calendar Year 2019 Medicare Spending per Beneficiary Measure Hospital-Specific Report

5/22/2020

Description:  This presentation will provide an overview of the Medicare Spending per Beneficiary (MSPB) Measure and hospital-specific reports (HSRs), including the goals of the MSPB Measure, the...


July 2020 Publicly Reported Claims-Based Measures Hospital-Specific Report Overview

4/30/2020

Description:  This event will provide an overview of Hospital-Specific Reports (HSRs) for select claims-based measures (CBMs) that will be publicly reported in July 2020, including a summary of...


Reviewing Your Hospital VBP Program Mortality and Complication Measures Hospital-Specific Report

4/9/2020

Description:  This event will provide an overview of hospital-specific reports (HSRs) for the Mortality and Complication claims-based measures (CBMs) used in the Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Hospital...


Setting Up Your HARP Account for Hospital Quality Reporting

4/7/2020

Description:  This event will provide the background of the transition to Health Care Quality Information Systems (HCQIS) Access Roles and Profile (HARP), instructions for establishing your HARP...


CMS QRDA Category I Implementation Guide Changes for CY 2020 Hospital Quality Reporting

3/25/2020

Description: This presentation will provide an overview of the changes to the 2020 CMS Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA) Category I Implementation Guide (IG) for Hospital Quality...


Hospital IQR Program Requirements for CY 2020 Reporting (FY 2022 Payment Determination)

3/19/2020

Description:  This presentation will highlight calendar year (CY) 2020 Hospital IQR Program requirements and review aligned CY 2020 eCQM reporting requirements for the Hospital IQR and Medicare...


Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock: Management Bundle (Composite Measure) v5.7 Questions and Answers

3/10/2020

Description:  This presentation will answer SEP-1 abstraction questions and provide rationale for the guidance in version 5.7 of the specifications manual. Speakers Noel Albritton, MSN, RN Lead...


Hospital VBP Program Knowledge Refresher: FY 2022 Overview

3/3/2020

Description:  This event will provide an overview of the fiscal year (FY) 2022 Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program, including the following: Updates on the domains and measures Review of...


Hospital VBP Program, HAC Reduction Program, and Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program FY 2020 Hospital Compare Data Update

2/12/2020

Description:  This event will provides an overview of publicly reported data for CMS inpatient hospital pay-for-performance programs, including the Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program,...


Question and Answer Session: CY 2019 eCQM Reporting for the Hospital IQR and Promoting Interoperability Programs

2/11/2020

Description:  This session will address questions from data submitters regarding the aligned reporting of electronic clinical quality measures (eCQMs) for the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting...


Hospital IQR Program FY 2022 Chart-Abstracted Validation Overview for Randomly Selected Hospitals

1/29/2020

Description:  This presentation will share information regarding the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program chart-abstracted data validation process for FY 2022. Speaker Alex Feilmeier,...


CY 2019 eCQM Reporting Tips and Tools for the Hospital IQR and Promoting Interoperability Programs

1/15/2020

Description: This presentation will provide helpful tips and tools for successful electronic submission of clinical quality measure (CQM) data to the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) and...

Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock: Management Bundle (Composite Measure) v5.7 Measure Updates and FAQs

12/17/2019

Description:  This presentation will clarify the changes and rationale behind the updates to the SEP-1 measure and the guidance in version 5.7 of the specifications manual and review frequently ask...


Submitting CY 2019 eCQM Data Using CMS’ Next Generation Hospital Quality Reporting System

11/20/2019

Description:  This presentation is to provide a high-level overview of the reporting process, navigational changes, and new features for reporting and receiving feedback on calendar year (CY) 2019...


Tools for eCQM Implementation: eCQI Resource Center and the Collaborative Measure Workspace

11/13/2019

Description:  The presentation will provide an overview of the resources available on the eCQI Resource Center, including a demonstration of the Collaborative Measure Workspace (CMW). The CMW was...


SSM Health’s Sepsis Core Measure Journey

10/23/2019

Description: This presentation will share SSM Health’s processes and tools to implement the sepsis core measure and continuously improve results. Speakers Kimberly A. Izard, BS, RN System Sepsis Le...


FY 2020 IPPS/LTCH PPS Final Rule Overview for Hospital Quality Programs

9/11/2019

Description: This presentation will provide an overview of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS)/Long-Term Care Hospital (LTCH) Prospective Payment System (PPS)...


What’s My Payment? Understanding the Hospital VBP Program Calculations Step-By-Step in the Percentage Payment Summary Report

8/8/2019

Description: This event will provide an overview of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Percentage Payment Summary Report (PPSR) calculations with a focus on understandi...


Where’s My Report? Everything You Want to Know About theFY 2020 Hospital VBP Percentage Payment Summary Report

8/7/2019

Description: This event will provide an overview of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Percentage Payment Summary Report (PPSR), including a discussion of the following...


Use of Clinical Dashboards to Drive Performance Improvement for eCQMs 1CE

7/31/2019

Description:  This presentation is an overview of hospital and provider organization initiatives and activities that use clinical dashboards to display eCQM performance to improve patient care and...


Overview of the FY 2020 HAC Reduction Program and HRRP

7/23/2019

Description: This event will provide an overview of the fiscal year (FY) 2020 Hospital-Acquired Condition (HAC) Reduction Program and the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP), including a...


SEP-1 Early Management Bundle, Severe Sepsis/Septic Shock: v5.6 Measure Updates and FAQs 1.5 CE

7/16/2019

Description: The purpose of this event is to clarify the most frequently asked questions, changes, and rationale behind the updates to the SEP-1 measure and guidance in version 5.6 of the...


Hospital-Specific Report Fast-Track: The Quickest and Easiest Way to Examine Your January 2020 Hospital Compare and FY 2020 Hospital VBP Program Medicare Spending per Beneficiary Measure and Hospital-Specific Reports 1CE

7/11/2019

Description: This presentation will provide an overview of the Medicare Spending per Beneficiary (MSPB) measure and Hospital-Specific Reports (HSRs), including the goals of the MSPB measure, the...


Hospital IQR Program CY 2018 (FY 2021 Payment Determination) eCQM Validation Overview for Selected Hospitals

7/10/2019

Description:  The purpose of this webinar is to share information regarding the CMS Hospital Inpatient Quality Review (IQR) Program electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) data validation proces...


Hospital IQR Program FY 2021 Chart-Abstracted Validation Overview for Targeted Selected Hospitals 1CE

5/29/2019

Description: The purpose of this webinar is to share information regarding the CMS Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program chart-abstracted data validation process for Fiscal Year (FY)...


FY 2020 IPPS/LTCH PPS Proposed Rule Overview for Hospital Quality Programs 1CE

5/21/2019

Description: This presentation will provide an overview of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS)/Long-Term Care Hospital (LTCH) Prospective Payment System (PPS)...


HSR Fast-Track: The Quickest and Easiest Way to Examine Your July 2019 Hospital Compare and FY 2020 Hospital VBP CBM HSRs 1CE

5/8/2019

Description:  This event will provide an overview of hospital-specific reports (HSRs) for claims-based measures (CBMs) publicly reported on Hospital Compare and used in the Hospital Value-Based...


Hospital IQR Program Requirements for CY 2019 Reporting (FY 2021 Payment Determination) - 1 C.E.

4/29/2019

Description:  This presentation will provide insight into the calendar year (CY) 2019 Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program requirements, including a review of the aligned CY 2019...


Traveling the Road to Success: Navigating the FY 2021 Hospital VBP Program 1CE

4/4/2019

Description:  This event will provide an overview of the fiscal year (FY) 2021 Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program and the Baseline Measures Report, including evaluation criteria for...


CMS QRDA Category I Implementation Guide Changes for CY 2019 Hospital Quality Reporting

3/27/2019

Description: This presentation will provide an overview of the changes to the 2019 CMS Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA) Category I Implementation Guide (IG) for Hospital Quality...


Hospital VBP Program, HAC Reduction Program, and HRRP FY 2019 Hospital Compare Data Update

3/12/2019

Description: This event will provide an overview of the publicly reported data and information available for CMS inpatient hospital pay-for-performance programs, including the Hospital Value-Based...


SEP-1 Early Management Bundle, Severe Sepsis/Septic Shock: v5.5a Measure FAQs

2/26/2019

Description: The purpose of this event is to clarify the most frequently asked SEP-1 measure questions in version 5.5a of the specifications manual. Speaker(s): Noel Albritton, MSN, RN Lead Solutio...


Hospital IQR Program FY 2021 Chart-Abstracted Validation Overview for Randomly Selected Hospitals — 1 C.E.

2/7/2019

Description: The purpose of this event is to share information regarding the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program chart-abstracted...


Navigating QualityNet Pages and Reports: Inpatient Programs — 1 C.E.

1/31/2019

Description: This event will provide an overview of the resources available for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services inpatient quality programs on QualityNet. In addition, this event will...


Question and Answer Session: CY 2018 eCQM Reporting for the Hospital IQR and Promoting Interoperability Programs

1/29/2019

Description: This session is devoted to addressing data-submitter questions related to the aligned reporting of electronic clinical quality measures (eCQMs) for the Hospital Inpatient Quality...

Navigating Hospital Compare

12/18/2018

Description: This event will provide an overview of CMS’ Hospital Compare website, show the steps to find and compare hospitals using the website’s features, and direct participants to other...


Public Reporting: Exploring the Next Generation of Preview Reports

12/17/2018

Description: Note: This is a repeat of the Tuesday, November 27, 2019 webinar of the same name. The presentation provides participants with information to access their quality measure preview data...


Question and Answer Discussion: CY 2018 Voluntary Reporting of the Hybrid Hospital-Wide Readmission Measure

12/12/2018

Description: This presentation is devoted to addressing data submitter questions related to voluntary reporting of the Hybrid Hospital-Wide Readmission (HWR) measure under the Hospital Inpatient...


SEP-1 Early Management Bundle, Severe Sepsis/Septic Shock: v5.5a Measure Updates and v5.0b Through v5.2b Analysis Results — 1.5 C.E.

12/11/2018

Description: The purpose of this event is to clarify the changes and rationale behind the updates to the SEP-1 measure and guidance in version 5.5a of the specifications manual. This presentation...


Public Reporting: Exploring the Next Generation of Preview Reports

11/27/2018

Description: The presentation provides participants with information to access their quality measure preview data using the new Hospital Quality Reporting (HQR) Next Generation User Interface. The...


Walking Through the Steps to Successful eCQM Submission for CY 2018 Hospital Reporting — 1 C.E.

10/24/2018

Description: The demonstration will walk data submitters through the steps to electronically report clinical quality measure (CQM) data via the QualityNet Secure Portal. The steps include uploading...


FY 2019 IPPS/LTCH PPS Final Rule: Overview of eCQM Reporting and Promoting Interoperability Programs — 1 C.E.

9/26/2018

Description: This presentation will provide participants with an overview of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS)/Long-Term Care Hospital (LTCH) Prospective Paymen...


FY 2019 IPPS Final Rule Acute Care Hospital Quality Reporting Programs Overview — 1.5 C.E.

9/12/2018

Description: This presentation will provide an overview of quality program finalized requirements for hospitals as addressed in the recently released Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Inpatient Prospective...


Navigating Hospital IQR Program Reports: Tips to Access, Run, and Review — 1 C.E.

8/29/2018

Description: This presentation will provide information regarding Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program reports found on the QualityNet Secure Portal, including the following: • Types ...


Pre-Submission Validation Application (PSVA) Overview for Electronic Clinical Quality Measure (eCQM) Data Submission in Calendar Year (CY) 2018

8/8/2018

Description: This presentation will provide eCQM data submitters and stakeholders with an overview of the PSVA tool for eCQM data submission in CY 2018. Speaker(s): J. Victor Farrell PSVA Developer...


Hospital VBP Program: Overview of the FY 2019 Percentage Payment Summary Reports — 1 C.E.

8/7/2018

Description: This event will provide an overview of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program Percentage Payment Summary Report (PPSR), including the ways hospitals ar...


Overview of the FY 2019 HAC Reduction Program and HRRP — 1 C.E.

7/25/2018

Description: This event will provide an overview of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Hospital-Acquired Condition (HAC) Reduction Program and the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP), including a...


CY 2018 eCQM Self-Directed Tools and Resources for the Hospital IQR and Promoting Interoperability Programs

7/24/2018

Description: This presentation will provide a high-level overview of self-directed tools and resources available to hospitals and vendors to support successful electronic clinical quality measure...


SEP-1 Early Management Bundle, Severe Sepsis/Septic Shock: Providence Tarzana Medical Center’s Sepsis Journey and v5.4 Frequently Asked Questions — 1.5 C.E.

7/17/2018

Description: The purpose of this presentation is to understand the clinician experience with the SEP-1 measure at Providence Tarzana Medical Center from 2005 to the present. Additionally, this...


Navigating EHR Reports for CY 2018 Hospital eCQM Reporting

6/27/2018

Description: This presentation will provide electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) data submitters with greater insight into select electronic health record (EHR) report details to review and...


Fiscal Year 2019 Clinical Episode-Based Payment Measures Overview — 1 C.E.

6/7/2018

Description: This presentation will provide an overview of the clinical episode-based payment (CEBP) measures and the hospital-specific reports (HSRs), including the goals of the CEBP measures,...


Hospital IQR Program Fiscal Year 2020 Chart-Abstracted Validation Overview for Targeted Selected Hospitals — 1 C.E.

6/6/2018

Description: The purpose is to educate and share information regarding the CMS Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program chart-abstracted data validation process for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020....


Fiscal Year 2019 Medicare Spending per Beneficiary (MSPB) Measure Overview — 1 C.E.

6/5/2018

Description: This presentation will provide an overview of the MSPB measure and Hospital-Specific Reports (HSRs), including the goals of the MSPB measure, the measure methodology, and the steps to...


Claims-Based Outcome and Payment Measures – Resources and Use of the NIH Stroke Scale

5/22/2018

Description: To introduce stakeholders to the resources available for the claims- based outcome and payment measures and to provide information related to the implementation of the National...


FY 2019 IPPS Proposed Rule: Overview of eCQM Reporting and Promoting Interoperability Program Proposals — 1 C.E.

5/16/2018

Description: This presentation will provide participants with an overview of the proposals in the recently released Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS)/Long-Term Care...


Hospital IQR Program CY 2017 (FY 2020 Payment Determination) eCQM Validation Overview for Selected Hospitals

5/15/2018

Description: The purpose is to educate and share information regarding the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program electronic clinical...


FY 2019 IPPS Proposed Rule Acute Care Hospital Quality Reporting Programs Overview — 1.5 C.E.

5/9/2018

Description: This presentation will provide an overview of quality program proposals for hospitals as addressed in the recently released Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Inpatient Prospective Payment System...


SEP-1 Early Management Bundle, Severe Sepsis/Septic Shock: v5.4 Measure Updates — 1 C.E.

4/30/2018

Speaker(s): Noel Albritton, RN, BS Lead Solutions Specialist Hospital Inpatient and Outpatient Process and Structural Measure Development and Maintenance Support Contractor (SC) Reena Raveendran,...

Hospital IQR Program CY 2018 Voluntary Reporting – Hybrid Hospital-Wide 30-Day Readmission Measure Overview

4/18/2018

Description: This presentation will provide participants with an overview of the Hybrid Hospital-Wide 30-Day Readmission (HWR) measure, review frequently asked questions, and allow stakeholders to...


Hospital IQR and VBP Programs: Reviewing Your Claims-Based Measures Hospital-Specific Reports — 1 C.E.

4/17/2018

Description: The webinar will provide an overview of the Claims-Based Measures Hospital Specific-Reports (HSRs) for the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program and Hospital Value-Based...


Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program: Early Look Hospital-Specific Reports — 1 C.E.

3/29/2018

Description: The purpose of this event is to provide hospitals with an understanding of the estimated hospital-level dual proportions, peer group assignments, and payment adjustment information for...


Improving the Patient Experience of Care — 1.5 C.E.

3/27/2018

Description: This presentation will provide an overview of activities and best practices for improving the patient experience of care. CMS will present an overview of the Hospital Consumer Assessme...


CMS QRDA Category I Implementation Guide Changes for CY 2018 for Hospital Quality Reporting — 1 C.E.

3/19/2018

Description: This presentation will provide an overview of the 2018 CMS Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA) Category I Implementation Guide (IG) for Hospital Quality Reporting (HQR),...


Hospital Improvement Innovation Networks and Hospitals Collaboration to Improve Quality of Care: 30-Day Mortality Measures — 1 C.E.

3/13/2018

Description: This event will provide an overview of hospital and Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (HIIN) initiatives and activities that sustain and accelerate progress and momentum toward...


SEP-1 Early Management Bundle, Severe Sepsis/Septic Shock: v5.3a Measure Updates — 1.5 C.E.

2/27/2018

Description: The purpose of this event is to clarify the changes to the SEP-1 measure and guidance in version 5.3a of the specifications manual. This presentation also aims to clarify the rationale...


Hospital Value-Based Purchasing Program: Overview of the Fiscal Year 2020 — 1 C.E.

2/20/2018

Description: This event will provide an overview of the fiscal year (FY) 2020 Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program and the Baseline Measures Report, including evaluation criteria for...


Rescheduled: Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting Program Requirements for Calendar Year 2018 (Fiscal Year 2020 Payment Determination)

2/7/2018

Description: This presentation will provide insight into the calendar year (CY) 2018 Hospital IQR Program requirements for the fiscal year (FY) 2020 payment determination. A portion of the webinar...


CY 2017 eCQM Reporting Tips and Tools for the Hospital IQR and Medicare EHR Incentive Programs — 1 C.E.

2/6/2018

Description: This presentation will provide an overview of helpful tips and available tools for successful electronic submission of clinical quality measure data for the Hospital Inpatient Quality...


How to Correct Common Schema Validation Errors for Hospital QRDA Category I Submissions and Other Guidance — 1 C.E.

12/21/2017

Description: This presentation will provide participants with an overview of correcting common schema validation errors for hospital Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA) Category I file...


Fiscal Year 2018 Hospital VBP Program, HAC Reduction Program, and HRRP: Hospital Compare Data Update — 1 C.E.

12/20/2017

Description: This event will provide an overview of the publicly reported data and information available for the CMS inpatient hospital pay-for-performance programs, including the Hospital...


Hospital IQR Program Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Chart-Abstracted Validation Overview for Randomly Selected Hospitals — 1 C.E.

12/18/2017

Description: The purpose of this presentation is to educate and share information regarding the CMS Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program chart-abstracted data validation process for F...


Hospital IQR Program Hybrid Hospital-Wide 30-Day Readmission (HWR) Measure Core Clinical Data Elements for Calendar Year 2018 Voluntary Data Submission — 1 C.E.

12/6/2017

Description: This presentation will provide participants with an overview of the Hybrid Hospital-Wide 30-Day Readmission (HWR) measure that hospitals may voluntarily report in calendar year (CY) 20...


Hospital Quality Star Ratings on Hospital Compare December 2017 Methodology Enhancements — 1 C.E.

11/30/2017

Description: To provide an interactive session to the public on the methodology enhancements implemented for the December 2017 reporting of Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings on Hospital Compare...


Hospital Improvement Innovation Networks and Hospitals Collaboration to Improve Quality of Care: Healthcare-Associated Infections — 1.5 C.E.

11/28/2017

Description: This event will provide an overview of how the Hospital Improvement Innovation Networks (HIINs) work at the regional, state, national, and hospital-system level to sustain and accelera...


Sepsis Efforts at Bellevue Hospital and SEP-1 Early Management Bundle, Severe Sepsis/Septic Shock: v5.0b through v5.2a Analysis Results — 1.5 C.E.

11/14/2017

Description: The purpose of this event is to provide insight into the protocol development for the SEP-1 measure and the impact on patient care at Bellevue Hospital, in addition to discussing...


Inpatient Hospital Quality Programs: Payment Updates and Overview — 1.5 C.E.

10/11/2017

Description: This event will provide an overview of how CMS adjusts payments for the inpatient hospital quality programs, including the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program, Electroni...


Healthcare-Associated Infection (HAI) Measures: Reminders & Updates — 1.5 C.E.

9/27/2017

Description: This event will provide reminders and updates for the Healthcare-Associated Infection (HAI) measures included in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) hospital quality...


FY 2018 IPPS Final Rule: Overview of the Hospital IQR Program and Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs Specific to eCQMs and MU Requirements — 1 C.E.

9/12/2017

Description: This presentation will provide participants with an overview of the fiscal year (FY) 2018 inpatient prospective payment system (IPPS) final rule, published on August 14, 2017. This FY...


Clinical Episode-Based Payment (CEBP) Measures — 1 C.E.

8/31/2017

Description: This presentation will provide an overview of the CEBP measures and the Hospital-Specific Reports (HSRs) and include the goals of the CEBP measures, measure methodology, and how to...


Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) Final Rule: Acute Care Hospital Quality Reporting Programs Overview — 1 C.E.

8/29/2017

Description: This presentation will provide participants with the FY 2018 Hospital IPPS for Acute Care Hospitals Final Rule. This discussion will address the Final Rule’s impact on the following...


SEP-1 Early Management Bundle, Severe Sepsis/Septic Shock: v5.2a Commonly Asked Questions & v5.3 Measure Updates — 1.5 C.E.

7/26/2017

Description: The purpose of this event is to clarify guidance related to the abstraction of the SEP-1 measure for version 5.2a of the Specifications Manual and to discuss revisions to the measure f...


CY 2017/FY 2019 Steps to Successful eCQM Submissions for Hospital Reporting — 1 C.E.

7/25/2017

Description: This presentation will provide an overview of the steps for successful submission of Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA) Category I files for the Hospital Inpatient Quality...


Hospital VBP: FY 2018 Percentage Payment Summary Report — 1.5 C.E.

7/24/2017

Description: This event will provide an overview of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Percentage Payment Summary Report (PPSR), including: how hospitals are evaluated...


Hospital IQR Program Fiscal Year (FY) 2019Chart-Abstracted Validation Overview for Targeted Selected Hospitals — 1 C.E.

6/1/2017

Description: The purpose of this presentation is to educate and share information regarding the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program...


FY 2018 Medicare Spending per Beneficiary (MSPB) Hospital-Specific Report (HSR) Overview — 1 C.E.

5/31/2017

Description: This presentation will provide an overview of the Payment-Standardized Medicare Spending per Beneficiary (MSPB) measure, including the goals of the MSPB measure, the measure methodolog...


FY 2018 IPPS Proposed Rule: Overview of the Hospital IQR Program and Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs Proposals Specific to eCQMs and Meaningful Use Requirements — 1 C.E.

5/9/2017

Description: Note: Proposed Rule comment period ended June 13, 2017 This presentation will provide participants with an overview of the proposals in the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Inpatient Prospective...


Hospital IQR & VBP Programs: Claims-Based Measures Hospital Specific Report Overview and Updates — 1.5 C.E.

4/11/2017

Description: The webinar will provide an overview of the Claims-Based Measures Hospital Specific Reports (HSRs) for the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program and Hospital Value-Based...


Updates on Patient Safety Indicators (PSIs) for Use in CMS Programs — 1.5 C.E.

3/29/2017

This 90-minute event will provide an overview of the new Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) PSI 90 composite used in the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program,...


Question and Answer Session II –CY 2016 eCQM Reporting — 1 C.E.

2/27/2017

This presentation is the second of two sessions devoted to addressing submitter questions related to the mandatory electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) submission process for the Hospital...


Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program Requirements for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Payment Determination

2/22/2017

This presentation will provide insight into the Hospital IQR Program requirements for FY 2019. Speaker: Candace Jackson, RN Project Lead Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program Hospital...


SEP-1 Early Management Bundle, Severe Sepsis/Septic Shock:v5.2 Measure Updates — 1 C.E.

1/11/2017

The purpose of this event is to discuss revisions to the SEP-1 measure in version 5.2a of the Specifications Manual and focus on how these changes impact abstraction. Speaker: Bob Dickerson, MSHSA,...


Hospital IQR Program Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Chart-Abstracted Validation Overview for Randomly Selected Hospitals — 1 C.E.

12/14/2016

This presentation is to educate and share information regarding the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program Chart-Abstracted Data Validatio...


The Clinician Perspective on Sepsis Care: Early Management Bundle for Severe Sepsis/Septic Shock — 1 C.E.

11/16/2016

This presentation will: provide insight into the Severe Sepsis/Septic Shock Bundle from a clinical perspective; review specification updates, many that decrease documentation requirements; provide ...


HCAHPS: Overview, Updates, and Hospital Value-Based Purchasing — 1 C.E.

11/15/2016

This event will provide an overview of the HCAHPS survey, including: Background of HCAHPS Survey, Trends of HCAHPS Measures, HCAHPS and Hospital Value-Based Purchasing including the Care Transition...


NHSN: Transition to the 2015 Re-Baseline Guidance for Acute Care Facilities — 1.5 C.E.

10/26/2016

This presentation will provide an overview of the new Healthcare-Associated Infection (HAI) models, discuss the implications that the 2015 re-baselining has on Acute Care Hospitals (ACHs), and revi...


Unlocking the Secrets of the Question and Answer (Q&A) Site — 1 C.E.

9/30/2016

This presentation will acquaint users of the Q&A Site with many of the features available to them for efficiently researching and asking questions. This event pertains to all programs under the...


FY 2017 IPPS Final Rule: IQR-EHR Incentive Program Requirements — 1 C.E.

9/12/2016

This presentation will provide participants with an overview of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) Final Rule, as it relates to the alignment of the Hospital...


FY 2017 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) Final Rule — 1.5 C.E.

8/29/2016

This presentation will provide participants with the Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) hospital quality program finalized proposals. It will also address the Final...


Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Validation Program Healthcare-Associated Infection (HAI) Validation Template Submission — 1 C.E.

8/1/2016

This presentation will present information regarding the Fiscal Year 2018 Centers for Medicare & Medicare Services (CMS) IQR Validation Program HAI Validation Template submission process. Speaker:...


Hospital VBP: FY 2017 Percentage Payment Summary Report — 1.5 C.E.

7/26/2016

This event will provide an overview of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Percentage Payment Summary Report, including: how hospitals are evaluated within each domain a...


Common Errors for QRDA Category I Test Files Session I — 1 C.E.

7/25/2016

This presentation will provide an overview of several topics related to the mandatory electronic Clinical Quality Measure (eCQM) submission process for the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR...


SEP-1 Early Management Bundle, Severe Sepsis/Septic Shock: v5.1 Measure Updates — 1 C.E.

6/29/2016

This presentation addresses three topics: revisions to the Severe Sepsis/Septic Shock Early Management Bundle (SEP-1) measure in version 5.1 of the Inpatient Quality Reporting Specifications Manual...


Overview of NHSN Analysis — 1 C.E.

6/27/2016

During this educational event, attendees will gain an understating of the scope and structure of the National Healthcare Safety Network’s (NHSN’s) data entry and analysis functions. The information...


Preparation Checklist for CY 2016 eCQM Reporting — 1 C.E.

6/9/2016

This presentation outlines a preparation checklist to assist eligible hospitals and their vendors as they institute activities for the Calendar Year (CY) 2016 electronic Clinical Quality Measure...


Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Medicare Spending per Beneficiary (MSPB) Measure — 1 C.E.

6/7/2016

This presentation will provide an overview of the MSPB Measure and the Hospital-Specific Reports (HSRs), including: the goals of the MSPB Measure, the Measure methodology, and how to perform MSPB...


Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings on Hospital Compare — 1.5 C.E.

5/12/2016

This presentation will educate participants about the methodology used to generate the summary five-star rating for individual hospitals using existing measures on Hospital Compare, as well as...


Federal Update and Discussion: Section 1311(h) of the Affordable Care Act Patient Safety Standards

5/3/2016

This presentation will provide information on recent updates regarding implementation of patient safety standards in Section 1311(h) of the Affordable Care Act. Speaker: Nidhi Sing-Shah, MPH Center...


Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program Patient Safety Series: MRSA/CDI — 1 C.E.

4/26/2016

Provide hospitals with an understanding of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and Clostridium difficile (CDI) rates within the Hospital VBP Program from hospitals who have improved...


Annual Requirements: DACA, HCP, Structural Measures, and QualityNet SA

3/28/2016

This event will provide insight on the submission requirements for the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program. Speaker: Candace Jackson, RN Project Lead, IQR Hospital Inpatient VIQR...


IQR: The HCAHPS Survey, Pain Management, and Opioid Misuse: The CMS Perspective — 1.5 C.E.

1/26/2016

This presentation provides a review of the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) Survey methodology and addresses stakeholder concerns about pain management and...


IQR- IPPS Measure Waivers and Extraordinary Circumstances Exemption

1/19/2016

This event will provide insight on when and how to complete the Measure Exception Form and the Extraordinary Circumstances Extensions/Exemptions (ECE) Request for the Inpatient Prospective Payment...


IQR: The Clinician Perspective on Sepsis Care: The Early Management Bundle for Severe Sepsis/Septic Shock Part III — 1.5 C.E.

11/10/2015

This event will provide insight into the clinical perspective on the Severe Sepsis/Septic Shock Bundle and will help Physicians, Medical Directors, Clinicians, Nurses, Clinical Documentation Teams,...


IQR: Sep-1 Early Management Bundle, Severe Sepsis/ Septic Shock Part III: Measure Updates and Abstraction Guidance — 1 C.E.

10/26/2015

This presentation will provide updates to the Sepsis measure for Version 5. 0b of the Specification Manual and additional abstraction guidance for several of the Sepsis data elements. Speaker: Bob...


eCQM: Steps to Successful eCQM Submissions for CY 2015 — 1 C.E.

10/21/2015

This event provides an overview of the steps for successful submission of Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA) 1, Release 2 files for electronic Clinical Quality Reporting (eCQMs) to the...


IQR: The Clinician Perspective on Sepsis Care: The Early Management Bundle for Severe Sepsis/Septic Shock II

10/6/2015

This event will be an open door forum during which participants may submit questions through the ReadyTalk® Chat feature. Attendees will be encouraged to inquire about the Severe Sepsis/Septic Shoc...


IQR: Early Management Bundle, Severe Sepsis/Septic Shock Part II — 1.5 C.E.

9/21/2015

This presentation will provide an in-depth discussion to help abstractors and healthcare providers better understand the Septic Shock portion of the SEP-1 data elements and corresponding algorithm...


IQR: The Clinician Perspective on Sepsis Care: The Early Management Bundle for Severe Sepsis/Septic Shock: A CMS Educational Series

9/10/2015

This supplementary three-part series on Early Management Bundle, Severe Sepsis/Septic Shock will provide insight into the clinical perspective on the Severe Sepsis/Septic Shock Bundle and will help...


IQR: FY 2016 IPPS/LTCH Final Rule — 1.5 C.E.

9/2/2015

This presentation will provide participants with details regarding the Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS)/Long Term Care Hospital (LTCH) Final Rule and its impact on...


IQR: SEP-1 Early Management Bundle Severe Sepsis/Septic Shock: Three Part Education Series — 1 C.E.

8/24/2015

This presentation will provide an in-depth discussion to help abstractors and healthcare providers better understand the Severe Sepsis portion of the SEP-1 data elements and corresponding algorithm...


IQR: Successfully Reporting NHSN Data to Satisfy Hospital Quality Reporting Program Requirements — 1 C.E.

7/29/2015

Topic: This presentation will provide an in-depth discussion of the Hospital Quality Reporting Program’s National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) reporting, including successful data entry,...


IQR: Early Management Bundle, Severe Sepsis/Septic — 1 C.E.

6/22/2015

Presentation Slides Recorded Webinar Q&A Transcript Presentation Transcript Additional Resources These materials were prepared by an entity other than the Hospital Inpatient Value, Incentives, and...


VBP: Medicare Spending per Beneficiary (MSPB) Measure — 1 C.E.

6/3/2015

Presentation Slides Recorded Webinar Q&A Transcript Presentation Transcript


IQR: Navigating IQR Reports: Tips to Access, Run, and Review — 1 C.E.

4/27/2015

Presentation Slides ( 1 per page / 3 per page ) Recorded Webinar Q&A Transcript Presentation Transcript


VBP-Hospital VBP Program Improvement Series: Healthcare-Associated Infections

3/25/2015

Presentation Slides – 1 per page Recorded Webinar Presentation Transcript Q & A Transcript Additional Resource’s CLABSI Audit Form CLABSI Prevention Power Point CVC Insertion Checklist Power Point...


Hospital eCQM Reporting: CY 2015 Program and System Requirements

2/25/2015

Presentation Slides – 1 per page Recorded Webinar Presentation Transcript Q&A Transcript


Overview of the Hospital Values-Based Purchasing (VBP) Fiscal Year (FY)2017

2/17/2015

Presentation Slides – 1 per page Presentation Slides – 3 per page Recorded Webinar Presentation Transcript Q&A Transcript


Hospital Value-Based Purchasing. Claims Based Measures

1/20/2015

Presentation Slides – 1 per page Recorded Webinar Presentation Transcript Q&A Transcript


Overview of QualityNet Hospital IQR Program Feedback Reports & 30-Day Risk-Adjusted Mortality Measures in the FY 2015 Hospital VBP Program

12/15/2014

Presentation Slides – 1 per page Presentation Slides – 3 per page Recorded Webinar Presentation Transcript Q&A Transcript


Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings on Care Compare 2022 OPPS Final Rule Methodology

1/1/0001

Description:  The event will provide information and an interactive session on the Overall Star Ratings methodology and the impact of the CMS waiver for 1Q and 2Q of 2020 data on the underlying...