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CMS to Add Two New Electronic Clinical Quality Measures for Severe Hypoglycemia and Hyperglycemia to Hospital Inpatient QRP

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CMS is adding two new electronic clinical quality measures for severe hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia to the Hospital Inpatient Quality-Reporting Program, and healthcare organizations must start collecting data on these measures in 2023, writes Becker’s Hospital Review.

These measures will create the incentive for hospitals to prioritize glycemic management, which can be difficult without the proper support and technology. There are challenges to achieving optimal glycemic management, but it’s a must-have given that it benefits patients’ safety and helps reduce costs for individuals, hospitals and the public.

Becker’s Hospital Review have produced a white paper to prepare hospitals for new CMS glycemic management measures and gives insights on reducing hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia.

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