NHSN: CMS has also announced an extension to the NHSN data entry deadline for the ESRD QIP fourth reporting quarter of 2018 (data for October 1 – December 31, 2018) from March 31, 2019 to April 1, 2019.
CROWNWeb has announced the topics for their January 17, 2019 Town Hall meeting. They encompass completing Calendar Year 2018 CROWNWeb reporting requirements, including requirements and closure dates for ICH CAHPS Attestation, Pain Assessment, Depression Screening, and the CMS-2744 Annual Facility Survey. Several new EQRS features will also be presented. Register at http://mycrownweb.org/pcw_community_events/january-2019-town-hall/.
CMS has announced a correction to their bulletin about proposed PY2021-24 QIP performance measure changes, which we forwarded as https://nwrnbulletins.wordpress.com/2018/08/06/9-10-qip-py2021-24/. Depression Screening is NOT proposed to be eliminated in PY2021, and Pain Assessment IS proposed to be eliminated in PY2021. We’ve corrected our earlier bulletin. Comments on the proposed changes are due by September 10, 2018.
EQRS 2.0 will be installed during regular overnight maintenance on August 9, 2018, and training on EQRS 2.0 will be offered on August 9 and repeated on August 10, 2018. For more information see http://mycrownweb.org/education_/training-calendar/ for August.
The same calendar announces a New User Training on August 14, 2018.
Slides and recordings of CROWNWeb Town Halls can be found at http://mycrownweb.org/events/. The July 26, 2018 Town Hall included a review of Pain Assessment and Depression Screening.
The February CROWNWeb Newsletter has been published, including articles on the new CROWNWeb Data Submission Stopwatch and reminder emails, a report on Data Quality Improvement, announcement of a February 22, 2018 CROWNWeb Town Hall, and reminders of the February 28, 2018 CROWNWeb and QIP submission deadlines for FEMA Disaster Area and non-disaster area Clinical Months, ICH CAHPS Attestation, Pain Assessment, and Depression Screening. Find a copy at http://mycrownweb.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/February_Newsletter_508.pdf.
CROWNWeb has announced after the fact that the submission deadline for the first reporting period of the PY2019 QIP Pain Assessment and Follow-Up Reporting Measure, in CROWNWeb, has been extended from July 31, 2017 to August 31, 2017, at 8:59 PM PDT.
CMS has again extended the CROWNWeb deadline, to February 10, 2017, for submitting November 2016 clinical data, including the pain assessment, depression screening, and ICH CAHPS Survey attestation for the ESRD QIP, all originally due by January 31, 2017. See http://mycrownweb.org/2017/02/november-2016-clinical-closure-extension-to-february-10-2017/ .