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Quality data updated on CMS Home Health Compare and Hospital Compare Websites

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The latest data update has been published on CMS Home Health Compare, reporting home health quality data for the time period October 1, 2010 through September 31, 2011.

Data has also been refreshed on CMS Hospital Compare as follows:

  • Process of care measures reporting data from April 1, 2010 through March 31, 2011 for all measures except:
    • new heart attack measure – Statin Prescribed at Discharge –  reporting data for January 1, 2011 through March 31, 2011
    • PN 7 – Pneumonia Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination:  reporting data for October 1, 2010 through March 31, 2011
  • Patient experience data (HCAHPS) updated, reporting data from April 1, 2010 through March 31, 2011
  • Introduction of new hospital acquired infection measure – Central Line Bloodstream Infections – reporting data from January 1, 2011 through March 31, 2011)

Reporting time periods for the following measure sets remains unchanged from previous data refresh on CMS Hospital Compare:

  • Mortality and readmissions measures, reporting data from July 1st, 2007 through June 30th, 2010
  • Medicare reimbursement & number of cases measures, reporting from October 1, 2009 through September 31, 2010
  • Patient safety and hospital acquired conditions measures, reporting from October 1, 2008 through June 30, 2010

 

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