CHA News Article

CMS Posts IRF Quality Reporting Materials

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has posted PowerPoint slides and presentation materials from the inpatient rehabilitation facility (IRF) quality reporting “Train the Trainer” conference held May 2 in Baltimore. The materials are available at Effective Oct. 1, IRFs will be required to submit quality data on two measures: 1) pressure ulcers that are new or worsened since admission; and 2) catheter-associated urinary tract infections.