Outpatient Measures

Outpatient Measures

These resources focus on quality improvement for outpatient hospital services, primarily those provided in the emergency department (ED). The current required and additional Medicare Beneficiary Quality Improvement Project (MBQIP) measures that fall under this domain include:


  • OP-1: Median Time to Fibrinolysis
  • OP-2: Fibrinolytic Therapy Received Within 30 Minutes
  • OP-3: Median Time to Transfer to Another Facility for Acute Coronary Intervention
  • OP-4: Aspirin at Arrival
  • OP-5: Median Time to ECG (electrocardiogram)
  • OP-18: Median Time from ED Arrival to ED Departure for Discharged ED Patients
  • OP-20: Door to Diagnostic Evaluation by a Qualified Medical Professional
  • OP-21: Median Time to Pain Management for Long Bone Fracture
  • OP-22: Left Without Being Seen (Emergency Department)

Current MT Aggregate Performance Report (2Q 2017)

Reporting & Deadlines for Outpatient Measures

AMI & Chest Pain
OP 1-5
August 1November 1February 1May 1
ED Throughput
OP 18 & 20
OP 22
August 1

CY due 5/15
November 1

CY due 5/15
February 1

CY due 5/15
May 1

CY due 5/15
Pain Management
OP 21
August 1November 1February 1May 1
Population & Sampling for Zero Cases
AMI/CP, Pain Manage
August 1November 1February 1May 1