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September 19, 2017

Practices with one active ASCO or American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) member can use the QOPI® Reporting Registry to report to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Merit-Based Incentive Payment System.

September 13, 2017

On September 8, three Spanish Practices received Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) Certification during an ASCO Quality Reception at the European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO) 2017 Congress in Madrid, Spain.

September 8, 2017

ASCO has announced that the first three practices in Spain have received Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) certification through QOPI Certification Program™, LLC (QCP). The accreditations were given today at the European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO) 2017 Congress in Madrid, Spain.

August 25, 2017

On August 25, a new article published in JCO Clinical Cancer Informatics, “Automating QOPI Quality Measure NHL78a,” reports how the authors were able to use data from an electronic health record and Microsoft SQL Server database management system to complete the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) measure NHL 78a, which addresses Hepatitis B testing in patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

June 27, 2017

ASCO is pleased to announce that its Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) Qualified Clinical Data Registry (QCDR) will be available for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) reporting starting July 1, 2017. By using the QOPI® QCDR for MIPS reporting, practices will be able to report on one measure for one patient in 2017 to avoid any cuts to Medicare reimbursements in 2019.

May 25, 2017

On June 7 at noon (ET), ASCO will host a one-hour webinar for participants to learn more about the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) Certification Program.

May 19, 2017

On May 24 at noon (ET), ASCO will host a one-hour webinar for participants to learn more about the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) Certification Program.

April 5, 2017

On April 5, ASCO announced that Instituto de Oncologia do Vale (IOV) has become the first practice in Brazil to receive Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) certification through QOPI Certification Program, LLC. IOV is the second international practice to achieve this milestone in demonstrating the quality of care it provides to oncology patients.

March 21, 2017

QOPI Certification Program LLC (QCP), an affiliate of ASCO that runs the QOPI Certification Program™, and the Foundation for Excellence and Quality in Oncology (ECO), a nonprofit foundation in Spain, have launched an effort to expand the QOPI Certification Program to Spain. Through the collaboration between ECO and QCP, Spanish oncology practices will be able to apply for QOPI Certification.

March 14, 2017

On March 14, the Spring Round for ASCO’s Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) opened for reporting; it will close on May 9 at 5 PM (EDT).

March 1, 2017

On March 14, the Spring Round for ASCO’s Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) will open for reporting. Practices are encouraged to register now in preparation for the opening date.