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.

To download or save to your computer any of the files on this page, right click on the file name (link) and select "Save Target As...". To receive updates on training and other resources, please join our email list.


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 Q1FY20 (PDF).

PEPPER Training Sessions

Demonstration PEPPER:

  • Demonstration PEPPER version Q1FY20 (XLSX)

Other Resources:


When: Thursday, September 10, 3 p.m. EST
What: A WebEx presented by the RELI Group
Topic: This webinar will review the PEPPER for Short-Term Acute Care Hospitals, version Q2FY20, released in early September, 2020. It will include the history/background of PEPPER, a high-level review of the target areas, a walk-through of a sample PEPPER to include the new format, and guidance for accessing the PEPPER.

Registration is required.


This program is being brought to you at no charge.

Registrants will receive an email with information about how to join the session.

For those unable to participate, the session will be recorded and posted here within two weeks following the event.

Handout will be available prior to the meeting and via WebEx upon joining the session.