MBQIP Quality Improvement Benchmark and Abstracting for Accuracy

Event Details
Thursday, August 9, 2018
2:00pm to 3:30pm CST
Stratis Health

Intended Audience: State Flex Program personnel and designated subcontractors

This recorded Medicare Beneficiary Quality Improvement Project (MBQIP) Virtual Knowledge Group (VKG) webinar provided a networking opportunity for state Flex Programs to learn about and discuss the new MBQIP Quality Improvement Benchmarks and outcomes from the Abstracting for Accuracy project. Learning objectives include:

  • Understand the methodology involved in calculating the MBQIP Quality Improvement Benchmarks and the intended uses of the measures
  • Hear about the outcomes of the Abstracting for Accuracy project and how Flex partners can leverage the learnings to improve reporting practices

The recording is available in the Flex Program Forum (log-in required). Flex Program Forum access is limited to those indicated on the Flex Program Forum page.

MBQIP VKG webinars are intended to provide a forum for state Flex Program personnel and subcontractors to share MBQIP successes, discuss challenges and brainstorm strategies to assist hospitals toward reporting, participating, improving and excelling across the four quality domains of patient safety, outpatient care, patient engagement and care transitions. Topics for discussion are determined based on MBQIP Data Reports, technical assistance trends and requests.

For more information, please contact:

Jodi Winters

This project is/was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB1RH24206, Information Services to Rural Hospital Flexibility Program Grantees, $1,009,121 (0% financed with nongovernmental sources). This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.