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Appendix G
Version 2010A1

Appendix G

Resources

The following are available resources to those using the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and The Joint Commission Specification Manual for National Hospital Inpatient Quality Measures.

CMS Abstraction & Reporting Tool (CART)

For technical assistance with CART, please contact the QualityNet help desk at qnetsupport@ifmc.sdps.org, or call 1-866-288-8912.

Healthcare Organizations

If you are an accredited healthcare organization with questions about National Quality Measures, ORYX requirements, etc., please contact Accreditation Operations at oryx@jointcommission.org.

Medication Questions

If you have questions regarding medications, please go to the QualityNet web site http://www.qualitynet.org and select “Quest” under “Frequently Asked Questions” to submit your questions. Quest is an online questions and answers database that allows for the submission and retrieval of questions and answers based on topic and keyword criterion.

If you have questions regarding medications applicable to measure sets that are collected for The Joint Commission only (i.e., Children’s Asthma), please submit them to oryxcore@jointcommission.org

Performance Measurement Systems

If you are a performance measurement system with questions about National Quality Measures, please contact The Joint Commission’s Division of Quality Measurement and Research at oryxcore@jointcommission.org.

Abstraction or Measure Questions

For questions you may go to one of the following websites and select “Quest” under “Frequently Asked Questions” to submit your questions. Quest is an online questions and answers database that allows for the submission and retrieval of questions and answers based on topic and keyword criterion.

Pregnancy and Children’s Asthma Measure Sets

If you have questions regarding the Pregnancy and Children’s Asthma Measure Sets, that are collected for The Joint Commission only, please submit them to oryxcore@jointcommission.org.



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Appendix G
Specifications Manual for Joint Commission National Quality Core Measures (2010A1)
Discharges 04-01-10 (2Q10) through 09-30-10 (3Q10)