CMS Seeks Comment on SNF Healthcare-Associated Infections Measures

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Quality Reporting Program (QRP) is seeking input on measure specifications for Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI) Requiring Hospitalizations for the SNF Quality Reporting Program. CMS seeks advice regarding identifying the target population, risk adjustment variables, and the feasibility, usability, and potential impact of calculating an HAI measure. The measure is available on the CMS website.

Feedback may be made via email to QM-Public-Comment@acumenllc.com until October 14, 2020.