Quality Reporting Data Due This Month

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.