Hospital OQR Program
As the Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting Program Support Contractor (Hospital OQR Program SC), FMQAI supports activities under the Hospital OQR Program, including providing technical support and feedback to assist hospitals with quality data reporting. On this website, you will find numerous resources to enhance your knowledge of the program and reporting requirements, such as:
- Reference and training materials
- Tools for data collection, submission, and validation
- Educational presentations
We are committed to offering quality service in a timely and effective manner. So that we may better serve you, please e-mail any comments, suggestions, or concerns to Hospital OQR Program, or call us toll-free at 866-800-8756 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET.
|Hospital OQR Program Deadlines
for Chart Abstracted Data
|Encounter Quarter||Population and Sampling
|Q 3 2012||Feb 1, 2013 *||Feb 1, 2013|
|Q 4 2012||May 1, 2013 *||May 1, 2013|
|Q 1 2013||Aug 1, 2013 *||Aug 1, 2013|
|Q 2 2013||Nov 1, 2013 *||Nov 1, 2013|
|Q 3 2013||Feb 1, 2014 *||Feb 1, 2014|
|Q 4 2013||May 1, 2014 *||May 1, 2014|
* Submission of Population and Sampling data for these quarters is voluntary.
Please Note: Dates are subject to change - please verify Population & Sampling and Data Submission Deadline on the QualityNet website.
Final CY 2013 OPPS Rule Published
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued final rule CMS-1589-FC, "Final Changes to the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System and CY 2013 Payment Rates." The final rule can be viewed and downloaded from the Hospital Outpatient Regulation and Notices page of the CMS website. Details regarding the Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting (OQR) program begin on page 259 of the downloadable PDF file.