CHA News Article

Error Identified in December 2017 Hospital Compare Preview Reports
Corrected data has been sent to facilities

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Health Services Advisory Group has found a calculation error in two of the follow-up after hospitalization measures in the December 2017 Hospital Compare preview reports, released in October. Facilities are encouraged to preview the corrected data, which have been made available in a separate preview report sent to providers via QualityNet secure file transfer. This file includes recalculated data that will be displayed on Hospital Compare in December. For more information, contact the Inpatient Psychiatric Facility Quality Reporting Program Support Team at (866) 800-8765 or IPFQualityReporting@area-M.hcqis.org.

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