Mar 13, 2019
SNF users were notified by CMS on Monday, March 11, that the Review and Correct report in the ‘SNF Quality Reporting Program ‘ category in the CASPER Reporting application would be unavailable while enhancements were being applied to the report. This report is now available and contains the following enhancements:
• The addition of two new measures starting April 1, 2019:
-Changes in Skin Integrity Post-Acute Care: Pressure Ulcer/Injury
-Drug Regimen Review Conducted with Follow-up for Identified Issues – PAC SNF QRP
• The removal of one measure starting with Q4 2018 results:
-Percent of Residents or Patients with Pressure Ulcers That are New or Worsened (Short Stay) (NQF#0678)
• The addition of Resident-Level data will now display with the Facility-Level data results.
-A .csv file output will be available for the Patient-Level data
• The Resident-Level and Facility-Level data will have new filter/sorting functionality within the CASPER Report Submit screen to customize the reporting results.
For more information on the Patient-Level data and new functionality options, refer to the ‘SNF Quality Reporting Program’ section of the CASPER Reporting User’s Guide. Additional quality measure information can be obtained by reviewing the SNF Quality Measure Specifications v2.0.
If you have questions concerning this information, please contact the QTSO Help Desk at email@example.com or 1 (800) 339-9313.