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Call for Comments: MIPS Outcome Measures

December 04, 2018

McDermott+Consulting

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 smadhani@mcdermottplus.com.

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