Long-Term Care

CMS will begin publicly reporting six new quality measures

MDS 3.0 Insider, March 11, 2016

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During the March 3rd Skilled Nursing Facility/Long-term Open Door Forum, it was announced that starting in April, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will begin publicly reporting six new quality measures (QMs)—four short-stay measures (three claims-based and one MDS-based) and two MDS-based long-stay QMs—on the  Nursing Home Compare site. Then beginning in July, five of those six new QMs will begin to be phased-in to the Five Star Quality Rating System until they are fully incorporated effective in January 2017.


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