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National Quality Forum Releases New Measures Under Consideration for Federal Quality Reporting Programs

The National Quality Forum (NQF) has released its list of 19 measures under consideration for federal public reporting and payment programs, including the hospital inpatient and inpatient psychiatric facility quality reporting programs, the Medicare and Medicaid promoting interoperability program, and the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System. NQF will accept comments through 3 p.m. (PT) on Nov. 25.

Updates for the Week of Nov. 18

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has released the following information:

Submitting CY 2019 eCQM Data Using CMS’ Next Generation Hospital Quality Reporting System Webinar Slides
Inpatient Psychiatric Facility-Specific Reports for Fiscal Year 2020 IPFQR Program Claims-Based Measures Available for Download
January 2020 Hospital Compare Preview Data Available
Medicare Shared Savings Program: Application Deadlines for January 1, 2021, Start Date

Authors
  • Megan Howard
    Vice President, Federal Policy