As of July 1, 2016 the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) stopped reporting hospital quality data to CMS’ Hospital Compare website, writes Beckers Hospital Review. Prior to this, since 2011, the VA has reported some quality data to Hospital Compare, including mortality and readmission rates. In 2014, new legislation (Choice Act) required the VA to report more comprehensive data about patient safety, quality of care and outcome measures to CMS. The Veterans Health Administration’s director of clinical analytics and reporting told USA Today lawyers from HHS advised the administration to stop reporting data until CMS and the VA could strike a new deal on how to share information.
VA Hospitals Cease Reporting Hospital Quality Data to Hospital Compare
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