ASCQR Program Tools and Resources

Public Reporting
ASCQR Preview Report Quick Reference GuideA quick reference guide for your facility’s publicly reported data
Program Resources
Successful Reporting in the ASCQR Program: A Step-by-Step Guide for New FacilitiesEssential information for those new to the ASCQR Program
ASCQR Reference ChecklistSummary of the current year’s program requirements
ASCQR Questions & Answers Right Now ToolImmediate feedback to your questions and a searchable database of past responses
ASCQR Frequently Asked QuestionsFAQs about the ASCQR Program
ASC ListServe RegistrationEmail sign-up to receive the most up-to-date information and education
ASCs on QualityNetProgram information and access to data submission portal and reports
CMS Extraordinary Circumstances Extension/Exemption Guidelines and FormPlease visit
ASC Contact Change FormUpdate your facility’s contact information
Ambulatory Surgical Center Quality Reporting Program 101Resources for new quality reporting professionals
National Healthcare Safety Network RegistrationRegister to enter data in for the ASC-8 Influenza vaccination measure
Measure Resources
NHSN: Preparing for Data SubmissionLearn how to add new users and Facility Administrators
Quality Data Codes:  Fact SheetIn-depth support for using QDC codes
World Health Organization Surgical Safety ChecklistSample form to use for ASC-6
CY 2018 Ambulatory Surgical Center Measure Reporting DatesData collection and submission deadlines
CY 2019 Ambulatory Surgical Center Measure Reporting DatesData collection and submission deadlines
Antibiotic Quick Reference CardPocket card or poster to use for ASC-5
Fact Sheet for Remittance Advice: Tips for Accurate ReportingGuide for understanding RAs with examples
Measure Guidelines and Tools
ASC Measures Submitted Via A Web-Based Tool: Submission GuidelinesTips for collecting and reporting ASC-6, ASC-7, ASC-8, ASC-9, ASC-10 and ASC-11
Quality Data Codes: Submission GuidelinesFact sheet for ASC-1 through ASC-5
Eligible Denominator Populations For Payment Year 2018CPT® Codes and Support for ASC-9, ASC-10, and ASC-11
Endoscopy Tools
ASC-9 and ASC-10: Data Collection ToolInstructional data collection template for ASC-9 and ASC-10
ASC-9: Appropriate Follow-Up Interval for Normal Colonoscopy in Average Risk Patients
Endoscopy Tool ASC-9 FlowchartDiagram of data collection for ASC-9
ASC-9: Denominator CodesCPT® codes to use with ASC-9
Fact Sheet for ASC-9Guidance for collecting ASC-9
ASC-10: Colonoscopy Interval for Patients with a History of Adenomatous Polyps – Avoidance of Inappropriate Use
Endoscopy Tool ASC-10 FlowchartDiagram of data collection for ASC-10
ASC 10: Denominator CodesCPT® codes to use with ASC-10
ASC 10: Fact SheetGuidance for collecting ASC-10
ASC-11: Cataracts: Improvement in Patient’s Visual Function within 90 Days Following Cataract Surgery
ASC-11 Cataract Tool: Data Collection ToolData collection template for ASC-11
ASC-11 Cataract Tool: Data Collection Log GuidelinesGuidance for using ASC-11 tool
Helpful Resources from CMS
Ambulatory Surgical Center PaymentPayment rates for the ASCQR Program
Helpful Resources from Associations
ASC Quality CollaborationMeasure Summary and Implementation Guide
Ambulatory Surgery Center AssociationGuidance and support for reporting in the ASCQR Program from the ASC Association