Inpatient and Outpatient Quality Reporting Specifications Manuals

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QualityNet

The quality reporting specifications manuals are uniform guidelines defining hospital inpatient and outpatient data to be collected and how data is to be reported. They contain the information necessary for abstractors to ensure data are standardized and comparable across hospitals. Because updates to the manuals are necessary over time, find the data collection time period for which you are reporting and select the associated specifications manual.