Long-Term Care

Three things you can do to ensure you're compliant with new drug regimen review requirement

PPS Alert for Long-Term Care, March 1, 2019

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Because of the potential for serious complications caused by medication errors, including death, CMS initiated a patient assessment–based, cross-setting, process quality measure that assesses whether postacute care (PAC) providers were re-sponsive to potential or actual clinically significant medication issues (PCSMI) when such issues were identified. This quality measure, titled Drug Reg-imen Review Conducted With Follow-Up for Identified Issues (DRR), was developed for the inpatient rehabilitation facility, SNF, and long-term care hospital quality reporting programs.

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