Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP
Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare
The data are based on quality assessment data submitted by LTCHs to Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) from Quarter 4, 2020 through Quarter 3, 2021, and for the LTCH Change in Mobility measure, Quarter 4, 2019 and Quarter 3, 2020 through Quarter 3, 2021. Additionally, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) measures reflect data from Quarter 3, 2020 and Quarter 2, 2021 for the Clostridium Difficile Infection (CDI), Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTI), and Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections (CLABSI) measures, as well as Quarter 4, 2018 through Quarter 1, 2019 for the Healthcare Personnel (HCP) Influenza measure. This refresh also resumes the reporting of all claims-based measures. Due to the COVID-19 reporting exceptions, the claims-based measures have been calculated excluding Q1 and Q2 2020 data. The data for the claims-based measures will display data from Quarter 3, 2019 through Quarter 4, 2019 and Quarter 3, 2020 through Quarter 2, 2021 for this refresh.