The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has released slides from its national provider call to discuss the changes to the ESRD QIP for 2014, affecting payment year 2016.
The call covered the following:
- ESRD QIP legislative framework and how it fits in with CMS strategies to improve quality
- Changes reflected in the final rule based on public comments
- The final measures, standards, scoring methodology, and payment reduction scale that are applied to the PY 2016 program
- How the PY 2016 program compares to PY 2015