2022 Quality Assurance Reporting Requirements (QARR)

April 20, 2023

RE: Clarification #14 for Measurement Year (MY) 2022 Updates

Dear Colleague,

This letter contains information about edits incorporated into the 2022 Quality Assurance Reporting Requirements (QARR) Technical Specifications for Measurement Year (MY) 2022 reporting. The information contained in this clarification has been incorporated into a revised version of the QARR Technical Specifications for MY2022. The updated files are posted on our Managed Care Information for Health Plans page. The revised specifications should be used in plans’ processing for MY2022 QARR.

This clarification includes the following changes made to the 2022 QARR Technical Specifications Manual.

Change Version Version Date Section(s) Changed Change Summary
14 4.20.2023 QARR Technical Specifications Inpatient Utilization-General Hospital/Acute Care (IPU) is not required to be reported for Essential Plans. Table 1 in the QARR Technical Specifications inadvertently had this notated as required reporting (✓). This has been corrected to a NR.

If there are any questions about the above edits, or if you find issues or have concerns with the 2022 Technical Specifications manual or other documents, please email nysqarr@health.ny.gov.


Paloma Luisi, MPH
Director, Bureau of Quality Measurement & Evaluation
Center for Applied Research and Evaluation Office of Quality and Patient Safety

CC: R. Josberger
       B. Bandle