MBQIP Measures

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Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP)

This chart outlines the current Medicare Beneficiary Quality Improvement Project (MBQIP) measures. Measures are divided into two categories: core and additional. Measures are further divided into four domains: patient safety/inpatient, patient engagement, care transitions and outpatient.

Read about the antibiotic stewardship and emergency department (ED) measures added to the patient safety/inpatient domains of MBQIP for FYs 2018-2021. Information includes background, discussion, next steps and when critical access hospitals (CAH) should begin reporting the measures.

Review guidance from the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) about the removal of outpatient (OP) measures per the 2018 Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) final rule and next steps as they relate to MBQIP.