Quality Performance and Outcomes Payments (QPOP)

Quality Performance and Outcomes Payments or QPOP certification is required to bill codes Z0815 and Z0816 per Rule 18-8. In order to obtain certification you must be accredited under Level I or Level II or have attended a seminar in the last 3 years in addition to completing a QPOP course, passing the QPOP examination and submitting a sufficient report. QPOP certification allows providers to bill for documenting a patient’s functional progress, which includes providing a functional outcome assessment in addition to a psychological screen.

Course Objectives

  • Define the QPOP program
  • Explain how QPOP benefits providers and patients
  • Identify the DOWC provider certification requirements for QPOP

Understand the DOWC documentation standards for QPOP and analyze case examples for documentation standards.

Course Fees

QPOP Course Fee $50.00

*Upon written request, up to 50% of your registration fee may be refundable within six months from registration and payment, if unable to complete the course.


In order to register for QPOP only, please complete the registration form.

If you have questions, please contact the Provider Education unit at 303-318-8754 or cdle_dowc_provider_education@state.co.us.