Abstraction Virtual Training:

Navigating the data collection process connected to MBQIP can be complicated. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment, in partnership with the Kansas Hospital Association and Healthworks is offering virtual abstraction training. This session provides an overview of quality data reporting and abstraction which are necessary for successful participation in MBQIP. Specific topics covered in this training include:

  • Components of Quality Data Collection;
  • Review of MBQIP Measures;
  • Review of CART, the CMS Abstraction and Reporting Tool;
  • How to Report CART Data to Quality Net;
  • How to Report Emergency Department Transfer Communication Data Collection;
  • Review Process of Reporting EDTC Measures to QHi; and
  • How to Develop and Implement an Action Plan.

The virtual training is scheduled from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 1, 2022. The cost per connection is $25.


Technical Assistance:

Susan Runyan, Healthworks Consultant, srunyan@kha-net.org, (620) 222-8366

QualityNet, qnetsupport@hcqis.org, (866) 288-8912

Quality Health Indicators (QHi), Stuart Moore, smoore@kha-net.org, (785) 233-7436


MBQIP Data Abstraction Resources:

Kansas-specific Training

National Training Series

  • QualityNet (9-minute video)
  • Locating CMS Data Specifications Manuals (12-minute video)
  • Locating CART (CMS Abstraction Reporting Tool) (16-minute video)
  • Outpatient AMI Measures (OP2 – OP3) (22-minute video)
  • Outpatient ED Throughput Measures (OP18, OP22) (25-minute video)


Emergency Department Transfer Communication Resources:

EDTC Training Webinar Feb. 17, 2021

Stratis Health Resources

  • Data Specification Manual
  • EDTC Measure Frequently Asked Questions
  • Data Collection Tool
  • Data Specifications Manual Training Video
  • Data Collection Tool Training Video

Sample Documents from Rooks County Health Center

Sample Document from Medicine Lodge Memorial Hospital

Sample Document from Kiowa County Memorial Hospital