The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is soliciting comments on two inpatient quality measures they are adapting for the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS):
- Hospital-Wide All-Cause Unplanned Readmission Measure ( “HWR measure”)
- Risk-Standardized Complication Rate Following Elective Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty and/or Total Knee Arthroplasty ( “THA/TKA complication measure”)
More information on the measures is available here.
Comments should be emailed by January 4, 2019, to: CMSinpatientMIPSmeasures@yale.edu.
CMS will be conducting listening sessions on both measures.
- HWR measure listening session will be on December 13, 2018 from 6to 7 pm EST. Registration information is available here.
- THA/TKA complication measure listening session will be on December 11, 2018 from 6 to 7 pm EST. Registration information is available here.
For more information visit the McDermottPlus Payment Innovation Resource Center or contact Sheila Madhani at 202-204-1459 or firstname.lastname@example.org.