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MBQIP Resource List

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Stratis Health

MBQIP Measure List
MBQIP Measure List
This brief chart lists the Medicare Beneficiary Quality Improvement Project (MBQIP) measures categorized by required and additional measures. They are listed by quality domains: patient safety, patient engagement, care transitions and outpatient.

MBQIP Data Submission Deadlines Chart
MBQIP Data Submission Deadlines Chart
This single page document contains a chart showing the MBQIP data submission deadlines.

Monthly Reporting Reminders
Monthly Reporting Reminders
A template format for state Flex Programs to tailor as needed and send to critical access hospitals (CAHs) reminding them of upcoming data submission deadlines, as well as appropriate versions of specification manuals and tools for corresponding time periods.

MBQIP Monthly
MBQIP Monthly
Monthly e-newsletter that provides CAHs with information and support for quality reporting and improvement and highlights current information about MBQIP.

MBQIP Reporting Guide
MBQIP Reporting Guide
This guide is intended to help Flex Coordinators, CAH staff and others involved with MBQIP understand the measure reporting process. For each reporting channel, information is included on how to register for the site, which measures are reported to the site and how to submit those measures to the site. 

Quality Improvement Implementation Guide and Toolkit for Critical Access Hospitals
Quality Improvement Implementation Guide and Toolkit for Critical Access Hospitals
Offers strategies and resources to help CAH staff organize and support efforts to implement best practices for quality improvement. It includes:

  • A quality improvement implementation model for small, rural hospital settings
  • A 10-step guide to leading quality improvement efforts
  • Summaries of key national quality initiatives that align with MBQIP priorities
  • Best practices for improvement for current MBQIP measures
  • Simple, Excel-based tool to assist CAHs with tracking and displaying real-time data to MBQIP and other quality and patient safety measures to support internal improvement effort

MBQIP Measures Fact Sheet
MBQIP Measures Fact Sheets
One-measure-per-page overview of the data collection and reporting processes for the required MBQIP measures.

MBQIP Measure Matrix
MBQIP Measure Matrix
Measures summary information in an Excel format.

Emergency Department Transfer Communication (EDTC) Measure Resources
Emergency Department Transfer Communication Measure Resources 
Resources include a data specifications manual, Excel-based data collection tool, recorded trainings and quality improvement toolkit related to EDTC.

National Quality Reporting Crosswalk for Critical Access Hospitals
National Quality Reporting Crosswalk for Critical Access Hospitals
This crosswalk is intended to provide users with an understanding of quality reporting initiatives taking place on a national level involving CAHs, including: the lead organization and purpose of such initiatives, the measures used by each initiative and any overlap in measures across initiatives. Users can choose if they would like to view the Crosswalk, in PDF or in Excel format.

Online MBQIP Data Abstraction Training and Quarterly Office Hours for Data Abstractors
Online MBQIP Data Abstraction Training and Quarterly Office Hours for Data Abstractors
Recorded series of seven brief webinars for CAH staff with responsibility for data collection of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Inpatient and Outpatient quality measures. Listeners can pick individual topics, or listen to the full series for a comprehensive overview of the process to identify each measure population and abstract the required data elements. Also available: Quarterly Open Office Hour Calls for Data Abstractors. Scheduled approximately one month before data submission deadlines each quarter. Registration is required.

Interpreting MBQIP Hospital Data Reports for Quality Improvement
Interpreting MBQIP Hospital Data Reports for Quality Improvement
Supports use of MBQIP Hospital Data Reports to support quality improvement efforts and improve patient care.

Quality Improvement Basics Resource List
Quality Improvement Basics Resource List
Provides rural health care quality professionals a summary of helpful introductory quality improvement resources, and provides awareness of the more prominent health care quality organizations, programs, and terms.

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, $957,510 (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.