CMS: IRF/LTCH/SNF QRP February 15 Submission Deadline Reminder

Lisa Volk in Clinical & Quality

The submission deadline for the Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility (IRF) Quality Reporting Program (QRP) and Long-Term Care Hospital (LTCH) QRP is approaching. IRF-PAI and LTCH CARE Data Set assessment data and data submitted to CMS via the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) for July-September (Q3) of calendar year (CY) 2017 are due with this submission deadline.

All data must be submitted no later than 11:59 p.m. Pacific Standard Time on February 15, 2018.

The Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) QRP deadline has been extended to May 15, 2018 for CY 2018 data. However, SNFs are encouraged to review their data submission on at least a quarterly basis.

The list of measures required for this deadline can be found on the CMS QRP websites:

As a reminder, it is recommended that providers run applicable validation/analysis reports prior to each quarterly reporting deadline, in order to ensure that all required data has been submitted.

*For providers affected by hurricanes Harvey, Irma, or Maria or the California wildfires: CMS has issued reporting exceptions related to these events. Information on the exceptions can be found on the following webpages:

NYSHFA CONTACT:

Lisa Volk, RN, B.P.S., LNHA
Director, Clinical & Quality Services
518-462-4800 x15