August 2, 2017
The deadline to submit 2016 data for the Ambulatory Surgical Center Quality Reporting (ASCQR) Program is Tuesday, August 15, 2017. This applies to the following measures:
- ASC-6: Safe Surgery Checklist Use;
- ASC-7: ASC Facility Volume Data on Selected ASC Surgical Procedures;
- ASC-9: Endoscopy/Polyp Surveillance: Appropriate Follow-up Interval for Normal Colonoscopy in Average Risk Patients; and
- ASC-10: Endoscopy/Polyp Surveillance: Colonoscopy Interval for Patients with a History of Adenomatous Polyps – Avoidance of Inappropriate Use.
To report ASC-6, ASC-7, ASC-9 and ASC-10 data through QualityNet, facilities must have a registered Security Administrator or basic user. If staff turnover has occurred, make sure to do the following:
To check data submission status for ASC-6, ASC-7, ASC-9 and ASC-10, enter your facility’s National Provider Identifier (NPI) into the Web-Based Status Listing search function.
The ASCQR Program Support Contractor can assist with the QualityNet Secure Portal process or any program-related issues at 866.800.8756 or at cms-ocsq.custhelp.com.