MBQIP Data Reporting Guidelines & Reminders

Upcoming Data Submission Deadlines


July 31, 2018

Emergency Department Transfer Communication (EDTC)

Patients seen Q2 2018 (April, May, June)
Submission process directed by state Flex Program

August 1, 2018

CMS Population and Sampling (optional)*

Patients seen Q1 2018 (January, February, March)
Inpatient and outpatient
Entered via the Secure Portal on QualityNet

August 1, 2018

CMS Outpatient Measures:

Patients seen Q1 2018 (January, February, March)
CMS Hospital Outpatient Reporting Specifications Manual version 11.0a
Submitted to the QualityNet warehouse via CART or by vendor
CART version – 1.16

August 15, 2018

CMS Inpatient Measures:

Patients seen Q1 2018 (January, February, March)
CMS Hospital Inpatient Reporting Specifications Manual version 5.3a
Submitted to the QualityNet warehouse via CART or by vendor
CART version – 4.20.2

*Population and sampling refers to the recording of the number of cases the hospital is submitting to the QualityNet warehouse, this is done directly thru the QualityNet Secure Portal.


Please direct all Quality Improvement questions to Lannette Johnson:

Lannette Johnston
Quality Improvement Coordinator

Pennsylvania Office of Rural Health
118 Keller Building
University Park, Pennsylvania 16801
kmj29@psu.edu