viernes, 23 de septiembre de 2016

Updated: (New Subject Line) IMPACT Act Cross-Setting Quality Measure: Falls with Major Injury - Comments due October 14

CMS Open Door Forum
Public comments are due October 14 on a cross-setting post-acute care measure under the Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation Act of 2014 (IMPACT Act) to meet the domain of incidence of major falls, for application in home health. CMS seeks comments on:
Project Objectives:
  • Introduce falls with major injury data elements for capturing data for a falls with major injury measure in the incidence of major falls domain for home health patients
  • Refine measure specifications
  • Identify setting-specific needs/concerns/barriers for capturing falls with major injury information using the data elements
  • Gather feedback on importance, feasibility, usability and potential impact of adding falls with major injury data elements for quality measurement as new items to the OASIS item set
  • Identify additional guidance required for the implementation in home health
Visit the Public Comment webpage for more information.

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