Eligibility

The Certification Application Window for new and re-certifying practices opens as soon as the QOPI Quality Score reports are released. All practices must meet the 75% threshold on the Quality Score.

QOPI Certification is open year-round. You will need eligible QOPI scores from either the Spring of Fall round, but can apply at any time once scores have been released. 

Note: Traditional application dates for open application are set depending on the QOPI round and will be released at least one month in advance.

Prepare all Practice Sites   

  • Practice sites must attest that each meets all 20 certification standards. 
  • Must be in compliance by time of OSR...see timeline 
  • If your practice has merged or expanded make sure all the sites are ready and have abstracted in the annual QOPI data collection rounds.
  • All sites seeking Certification will be subject to a full on-site survey visit.

Review Policies       

  • If your practice has merged or expanded make sure all the sites are ready and have abstracted in the annual QOPI data collection rounds.
  • All sites seeking Certification should review policies to be sure they are in concordance to the 20 ASCO ONS Safety Standards.

Apply during Spring or Fall Annual Rounds

  • Re-Certifying practices expiring 9-12 months prior to the spring or fall application round should prepare Practices interested in QOPI Certification must achieve the scoring requirements to apply for QOPI Certification or Re-Certification.
  • Practices interested in QOPI Certification must achieve the scoring requirements to apply for QOPI Certification or Re-Certification.