CHA News Article

CMS Removes OP-16 From Outpatient Quality Reporting

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced the immediate removal of the following measure from the Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting measure set: OP-16: Troponin results for Emergency Department acute myocardial infarction (AMI) patients or chest pain patients (with Probable Cardiac Chest Pain) received within 60 minutes of arrival. For more information, see attached CMS memorandum.

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