Quality Oversight

Jul 2, 2020
The blanket data reporting exceptions and extensions implemented in March across Medicare quality reporting and value-based payment programs for hospitals expired July 1.
Jan 13, 2020
Beginning in March, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will implement a streamlined survey and certification process for psychiatric hospitals, the agency announced today.
Aug 2, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has issued corrected preview reports for the Discharge to Community measure in the Long-term Care Hospital Quality Reporting Program for review before the data is added to the LTCH Compare website in October.
Mar 20, 2018
Inpatient rehabilitation facilities and long-term care hospitals can review their quality data through April 5 before it is reported on the IRF Compare and LTCH Compare websites in June.
Feb 27, 2018
Medtronic has recalled certain implantable cardioverter defibrillators and cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillators due to a defect in the manufacturing process.
Feb 27, 2018
The Food and Drug Administration, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and American Society for Microbiology yesterday released voluntary standardized protocols for duodenoscope surveillance sampling and culturing.