Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP
Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare
The data are based on quality assessment data submitted by SNFs to Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) from Quarter 4, 2020 through Quarter 3, 2021. This release also resumes the reporting of all claims-based measures. Due to the COVID-19 reporting exceptions, the claims-based measures have been calculated excluding Quarter 1 and Quarter 2 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 release.
Lastly, a new claims-based measure (SNF Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI) Requiring Hospitalization) will be publicly reported on Care Compare and PDC beginning with the July 2022 release. The data for the SNF HAI measure will display data from Quarter 4, 2018 through Quarter 3, 2019 for this release.