National Perinatal Information Center
National Perinatal Information Center


ALL hospitals must submit NQF #0469 (The Joint Commission Perinatal Care PC-01) Elective Delivery Measure to CMS QualityNet for the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program.

What does this new requirement mean for your hospital?

Learn More About the CMS Elective Delivery Requirement

TJC Measure Specifications Manuals

PC-01 Measure Information Form
  • Submission of data for discharges starting 01/01/2013 for FY 2015 CMS payment update; submit Q1 2013 data between 07/01/2013 - 08/15/2013

  • Aggregate data submitted: total population sample size, numerator, denominator, and exclusion counts

  • Submission to CMS by vendor or hospital using their online data entry tool
How NPIC/QAS Can Assist!

NPIC/QAS is included on The Joint Commission's list of acceptable performance measurement systems and is approved to transmit data for the Perinatal Care (PC) core measure set to The Joint Commission and CMS QualityNet.

Our user friendly,
web-based tool
allows for
easy abstraction
of the data necessary to comply with the CMS Elective Delivery Requirement
  • NPIC/QAS Member data, currently submitted, can be used to identify your measure population and pre-fill our web based tool, keeping abstraction to a minimum.

  • Not a NPIC/QAS member, let us ease the burden of meeting this requirement!
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