SNF QRP measure calculations and reporting user’s manual updated

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CMS has posted the updated SNF QRP Measure Calculations and Reporting User’s Manual_V3.0.1_Addendum_Effective 10-01-2020 (ZIP).  You’ll note this is a .zip file so you’ll find 2 items there: The SNF QRP Measure Calculations and Reporting User’s Manual Version 3.0.1 and associated risk adjustment appendix and Hierarchical Condition Category (HCC) crosswalks are … Read More

QRP COVID-19 public reporting tip sheets

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The purpose of the tip sheet is to help providers understand the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) public reporting strategy for the quality reporting program (QRP) to account for CMS quality data submissions that were optional and excepted from public reporting due to the COVID-19 public health emergency … Read More

Nursing Home Compare quarterly refresh with SNF Quality Reporting Program data

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The July 2020 Nursing Home Compare refresh (last update was July 29, 2020), including quality measure results based on SNF QRP data submitted to CMS, is now available. For this refresh SNF QRP assessment-based measures performance scores will be based upon data submitted to CMS between Q4 2018 – Q3 … Read More

SNF QRP COVID-19 PHE tip sheet is available

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The 4-page SNF COVID-19 PHE Tip Sheet is now available. This tip sheet is designed to assist Skilled Nursing Facility providers in understanding the status of the SNF Quality Reporting Program (QRP) during the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE).  Also provided is practical guidance to address SNF quality data submission requirements starting … Read More

Additional policy and regulatory revisions in response to the COVID-19 PHE and delay of QRP requirements

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Below is a repost of a Briggs article written by Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP, Clinical Consultant, Briggs Healthcare. Last Friday, May 1, 2020, I posted a brief blog on the second Interim Final Rule issued by CMS.  CMS-5531-IFC at this location is the unpublished PDF version.  The official IFC is scheduled for publication on May 8, 2020 in … Read More