Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality June 4, 2012 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Patient Safety Organizations: Expired Listing for The American Cancer Biorepository, Inc. d/b/a American Collaborative Biorepository or “ACB”
Document Number: 2012-13307
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-06-04
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
AHRQ has delisted The American Cancer Biorepository, Inc. d/b/ a American Collaborative Biorepository or ``ACB'' as a Patient Safety Organization (PSO) due to its failure to seek continued listing. The Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005 (Patient Safety Act) authorizes the listing of PSOs, which are entities or component organizations whose mission and primary activity is to conduct activities to improve patient safety and the quality of health care delivery. HHS issued the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Final Rule (Patient Safety Rule) to implement the Patient Safety Act. AHRQ administers the provisions of the Patient Safety Act and Patient Safety Rule relating to the listing and operation of PSOs.
AHRQ Workgroups on ICD-10-CM/PCS Conversion of Quality Indicators (QIs)
Document Number: 2012-13306
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-06-04
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is seeking nominations for members of approximately 10 multidisciplinary workgroups, to be convened by AHRQ's contractor, on ICD-10-CM/PCS conversion of the AHRQ Quality Indicators (QIs).