CHA News Article

Data Now Available for All-Cause Unplanned Readmission Measure
Includes long-term care hospitals and inpatient rehabilitation facilities

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has notified providers that dry run reports for the All-Cause Unplanned Readmission Measure for 30 Days Post Discharge for long-term care hospitals (LTCHs) and inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRFs) are available in the Certification and Survey Provider Enhanced Reporting application. Public reporting on the measure will begin in fall 2016 and will use 2013 and 2014 data.

To request step-by-step instructions for accessing reports, LTCHs should contact LTCHQualityQuestions@cms.hhs.gov; IRFs should contact IRF.questions@cms.hhs.gov.

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