Keyword: Quality improvement organizations
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will provide nearly $350 million in funds to 16 healthcare organizations to build on encouraging results from its patient harm reduction efforts.
The use of technology, such as EHRs and other data gathering tools, has proven critical in the second phase of CMS' Quality Improvement Organization program.
CMS' deputy director for the Center for Clinical Standards and Quality says engaging with clinicians and patients will be key to developing the final Quality Payment Program.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has clarified look-back rules for some short-stay hospital claims that involve Beneficiary and Family Centered Care Quality Improvement Organizations.