CMS will hold a series of National Provider Calls on Dialysis Facility Compare (DFC) and the ESRD Quality Incentive Program (QIP) in July. They include…
- July 10, 2014: Rollout of the DFC 5-Star Rating. CMS will add a 5-Star Rating system to DFC in October 2014. Facilities will be able to see and comment on their Rating during the July DFC Comment Period. For details and registration see http://www.cms.gov/Outreach-and-Education/Outreach/NPC/National-Provider-Calls-and-Events-Items/2014-07-10-Dialysis.html.
- July 16, 2014: Reviewing Your Facility’s PY2015 QIP Performance Data. For details and registration see http://www.cms.gov/Outreach-and-Education/Outreach/NPC/National-Provider-Calls-and-Events-Items/2014-07-16-ESRD.html.
- July 23, 2014: Proposed Rulemaking for PY2017 and PY2018. For details and registration see http://www.cms.gov/Outreach-and-Education/Outreach/NPC/National-Provider-Calls-and-Events-Items/2014-07-23-ESRD.html
Presentations materials will be posted to the individual links listed above prior to the calls. For background information, see https://nwrnbulletins.wordpress.com/category/facility-administration/qip-psc-psr-pps-dfc-and-dfr/ and https://nwrnbulletins.wordpress.com/2014/06/09/dfr-dfc-and-qip-psr-review/.