Upcoming Events

  • CY 2018 OPPS/ASC Final Rule: Ambulatory Surgical Center Quality Reporting (ASCQR) Program — 1 C.E.

    Date: December 5, 2017
    Time(s): 2:00 PM ET


    The Program Lead from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will discuss the Calendar Year (CY) 2018 Final Rule and the upcoming changes for ASCs and the ASCQR Program.

    Target Audience:

    Individuals within the ASC setting that report data for the ASC Quality Reporting Program wishing to know more about the upcoming changes to the program as a result of the decisions in the Final Rule.


    • Locate the Calendar Year (CY) 2018 OPPS/ASC Final Rule in the Federal Register
    • List the Finalized changes to the ASCQR Program in the CY 2018 OPPS/ASC Final Rule
    • Identify changes that were not finalized for the ASC Program


    • Karen VanBourgondien, RN, BSN
      Education Coordinator, Outpatient Quality Reporting and Education Support Contractor


    • Anita Bhatia, PhD, MPH
      Program Lead, Hospital OQR Program

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