The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a reminder that the submission deadline for the inpatient rehabilitation facility (IRF) quality reporting program (QRP) is coming up on Monday, May 17, 2021.
IRF Patient Assessment Instrument (PAI) assessment data and data submitted to CMS via the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) October 1–December 31 (Q4) of calendar year (CY) 2020 are due with this submission deadline. In addition, the annual NHSN Influenza Vaccination among Healthcare Personnel measure is also due with this deadline. The list of measures required for this deadline is found on the CMS QRP website.
As a reminder, it is recommended that providers run applicable CASPER/iQIES/NHSN analysis reports prior to each quarterly reporting deadline in order to ensure that all required data has been submitted.