CHA News Article

New Webinar Materials Available for Psychiatric Facilities
Quality reporting trainings continue

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently presented the fifth in a series of webinars intended to help psychiatric facilities and units in general hospitals prepare for quality reporting. The session included an introduction to the abstraction forms (the measure paper tool and event tracking log) and a review of questions and answers received by the support center. Webinar materials now posted online include slides, an event tracking log, a paper abstraction tool for discharges 10/01/12 – 12/31/12, and a paper abstraction tool for discharges 01/01/13 – 06/30/13. A recording of the webinar also will be posted soon at