The QualityNet secure file transfer was decommissioned on Dec.15, 2020. Future Program for Evaluating Payment Patterns Electronic Report (PEPPER) releases will be distributed through the PEPPER Resources Portal, beginning with the next Short-Term (ST) Acute Care PEPPER (version Q4FY20) that is scheduled for release on March 8, 2021.

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Training & Resources for Short-Term Acute Care Hospitals

Short-Term acute care hospitals receive their PEPPER via QualityNet Portal at

View information on how to download your PEPPER via QualityNet Portal.

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Current PEPPER User's Guide:


  • View a list of the 12 MAC jurisdictions and the number of hospitals in each jurisdiction in total and by state for PEPPER version Q3FY20 (XLSX).

PEPPER Training Sessions

Demonstration PEPPER:

  • Demonstration PEPPER version Q3FY20 (XLSX)

Other Resources: