CHA News Article

Deadline for Reporting LTCH and IRF Quality Data Is Aug. 15

The deadline for long-term care hospitals (LTCH) to submit second quarter data and for inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRF) to submit first quarter data for the quality reporting program is Aug. 15. LTCH second quarter data covers discharges from April 1 through June 30. IRF first quarter data covers discharges from Jan. 1 through March 31. The LTCH/IRF Care Data Set should be submitted through the Quality Improvement and Evaluation System Assessment Submission and Processing system. Health care-associated infections data should be submitted via the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Healthcare Safety Network. For additional information, visit the LTCH Quality Reporting and IRF Quality Reporting websites.