Correction of Home Health Review and Correct Report
Posted on Friday, February 2, 2018 3:16 PM
CMS has determined that the denominator counts for the Percent of Residents or Patients with Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened (NQF #0678) on the home health Review and Correct reports are incorrect. Specifically, they do not include episodes where M1313 was coded as a valid skip, when the response to M1306 was “0” (No). The numerator counts on these reports were calculated correctly. The forthcoming confidential feedback reports for this measure (the HH on-demand Risk Adjusted Outcome Reports), as well as public reporting on Home Health Compare starting in 2019, will both correctly incorporate episodes with valid skips in the denominator.
As a result, HHAs can expect to see much lower rates for the measure relative to the values on their Review and Correct reports to date. The Review and Correct reports going forward will also include this update. As a result, measure calculation will be standardized across post-acute care settings.
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