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Quarterly Data Refresh on IRF and LTCH Compare

The December 2017 quarterly Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility (IRF) and Long-term Care Hospital (LTCH) Compare refresh, including new quality measure results based on data submitted to CMS is now available.

The following new measures were added to IRF and LTCH Compare:

  • Percent of Residents or Patients Who Were Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccination (NQF #0680) – Note- LTCH measure suppressed by CMS due to measure calculation error
  • Influenza Vaccination among Healthcare Personnel (NQF #0431)
  • National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) Facility-wide Inpatient Hospital-onset Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Bacteremia Outcome Measure (NQF #1716)
  • National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) Facility-wide Inpatient Hospital-onset Clostridium difficile Infection (CDI) Outcome Measure (NQF #1717)

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