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hospital-acquired conditions (HAC)

The rule contains provisions on the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program, Medicare DSH, the Inpatient Quality Reporting program, and more.

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hospital-acquired conditions (HAC)

Crew resource management, which focuses on situations prone to negative outcomes by human error, helped the Columbus, Ohio, essential hospital improve performance and generate savings.

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hospital-acquired conditions (HAC)

The data show about 125,000 fewer patients died because of hospital-acquired conditions from 2010 to 2015, resulting in a savings of $28 billion.

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hospital-acquired conditions (HAC)

CMS on Dec. 19 refreshed its Hospital Compare site, including data on the Ambulatory Surgical Center Program, Hospital Readmission Reduction Program & more.

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hospital-acquired conditions (HAC)

The rule addresses the controversial two-midnight policy, Medicare DSH, the Hospital-Acquired Condition Reduction Program, Value-Based Purchasing, and more.

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hospital-acquired conditions (HAC)

America's Essential Hospitals gave feedback on Medicare DSH payments, payments associated with the two-midnight policy, and quality reporting programs.

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hospital-acquired conditions (HAC)

The HAC reports might have contained the incorrect hospital name in one table. CMS will distribute new reports to affected hospitals.

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hospital-acquired conditions (HAC)

A new proposed rule for Medicare’s Inpatient Prospective Payment System would reverse the controversial two-midnight policy payment cut and make numerous other policy and payment changes, including to quality reporting programs.

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hospital-acquired conditions (HAC)

Latest Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) patient safety data show gaps in care for racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic groups have become less pronounced over time.

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hospital-acquired conditions (HAC)

Hospital performance data for FY 2016 available on Hospital Compare; hospitals in bottom quartile face 1 percent Medicare payment cut.

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hospital-acquired conditions (HAC)
hospital-acquired conditions (HAC)

Report on National Strategy for Quality Improvement in Health Care details progress made toward better care, lower costs, and improved health.

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hospital-acquired conditions (HAC)

New AHRQ report finds patients experienced 1.3 million fewer hospital-acquired conditions (HACs) from 2010 through 2013, saving a projected 50,000 lives.

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hospital-acquired conditions (HAC)

The prevention epicenters will identify innovative ways to prevent the spread of infectious diseases in health care facilities. University of Utah and the University of Illinois - Chicago join Cook County Health & Hospital System as essential hospital participants.

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hospital-acquired conditions (HAC)

Reports previously excluded the first six months of 2014 data on SSIs, which may have impacted payment adjustment and quality measure results. CMS has opened a second review and correction period.

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hospital-acquired conditions (HAC)

Rule includes a net increase in IPPS payment rates of 0.9 percent, Medicare DSH cuts of $1.2 billion in FY 2016, and updates to the HAC Reduction, Hospital VBP, IQR, and EHR Incentive programs.

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hospital-acquired conditions (HAC)

Comments caution CMS about Medicare DSH payment cuts and urge CMS to ensure measures and methodologies used in quality reporting programs are adjusted for sociodemographic factors.

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hospital-acquired conditions (HAC)

May 29 webinar will focus on quality reporting program proposals, impact of changes to HAC Reduction Program and Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program.

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hospital-acquired conditions (HAC)

The national provider call will cover alignment and goals for a number of Medicare pay-for-performance programs, including the Inpatient Quality Reporting Program and the Value-Based Purchasing Program.

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hospital-acquired conditions (HAC)

The rule includes provisions on several topics, including a payment update, Medicare disproportionate share hospital cuts, Medicare payment for short inpatient hospital stays, and the Readmissions Reduction Program.

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hospital-acquired conditions (HAC)

Brief finds that hospitals with more than 400 beds, teaching hospitals, those treating complex patients, and essential hospitals more likely to receive penalties; no evidence that penalties align with outcomes

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hospital-acquired conditions (HAC)

Preliminary estimates show that hospital patients experienced 1.3 million fewer hospital-acquired conditions from 2010 to 2013.

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hospital-acquired conditions (HAC)

CMS is compiling three TEPs to provide technical input to CMS contractors on the development, selection, and maintenance of quality measures. Nominations are due Sept. 12 and Sept. 19.

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hospital-acquired conditions (HAC)

Comments cover topics such as Medicare disproportionate share hospital payment cuts and risk adjustment for socioeconomic status.

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hospital-acquired conditions (HAC)

The OIG and HHS FY 2014 work plan includes several Medicare and Medicaid projects. These projects cover the following topics including inpatient admission criteria, E&M payments, IME, and provider taxes.

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hospital-acquired conditions (HAC)

The federal Partnership for Patients initiative will support for a third year the association's Essential Hospitals Engagement Network (EHEN), one of 26 such networks nationally working to reduce nine hospital-acquired conditions by 40 percent and 30-day readmissions by 20 percent by the end of 2014.

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hospital-acquired conditions (HAC)

Rule implements proposed provisions in the Affordable Care Act

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hospital-acquired conditions (HAC)

Rule includes proposed formula to make Medicare DSH reductions under ACA

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