The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will conduct in July a “dry run” of a new outpatient colonoscopy measure for the hospital outpatient and ambulatory surgical center quality reporting programs beginning in 2018. The dry run will allow CMS to test the data production process and facilities to review their measure results and measure calculation data. Facility-specific reports on the “7-day risk-standardized hospital visit rate after outpatient colonoscopy” measure will be available through QualityNet. CMS plans to post to later this month technical specifications for the measure calculations and details on two National Provider Calls on the measure, scheduled for July 14 and 16. Questions about the measure also may be emailed during July to