(I) Readmission Rates for All Patients Section 1886(q)(8)(A) of the Act requires the Secretary to calculate readmission rates for all patients for a "specified hospital" for an applicable condition and "other conditions deemed appropriate by the Secretary for an applicable period."
Specifications Manual for National Hospital Inpatient Quality Measures Discharges 04-01-10 (2Q10) through 09-30-10 (3Q10) 10-17 Last Updated: Version 3.0 CMS Risk-Standardized 30-Day Readmission Measures Introduction This section of the manual includes the Measure Information Forms (MIFs) for ...
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In addition, variation in readmission rates by hospital and geographic region suggests that some hospitals and geographic areas are better than others at containing readmission rates.
IDEAS SCIENCE ACTION Center Public Health Initiatives Medicare Patient Readmission Rates in Thirteen Philadelphia Hospitals This report uses available Philadelphia data provided by the US Department of Health and Human Services Medicare Hospital Compare Tool Website.
Measure # 0506. www.qualityforum.org. Note: CABG=coronary artery bypass graft; ESRD=end stage renal disease; CHF=congestive heart failure; and COPD=chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Risk-adjusted readmission rates do not account for some factors that may influence risk of readmission.
CMS may include hospital readmission rates as an efficiency measure in the proposed value-based purchasing initiative, and MedPAC has analyzed policy levers, such as public reporting and payment reforms, that encourage high quality care and may reduce hospital readmissions. 6 In addition, some researchers ...
HealtH Care FinanCing review/Fall 2008/ Volume 30, Number 1 75 The potentially preventable readmission (PPR) method uses administrative data to identify hospital readmissions that may indicate problems with quality of care.
FINDINGS The 30-day readmission rate was 16.3 percent. Exhibit 1 shows the 30-day, 60-day, 90-day, and 365-day readmission rates for Medicaid beneficiaries with disabilities in the study population.
6 1 DRG Validation Program Provider Reference Manual January 2008 Readmission Audit General Description The Readmission Audit reviews all hospital claims for readmissions within a 6-day period for appropriate discharge and completion of acute care.