The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced that due to system issues, the February submission deadline for the inpatient rehabilitation facility (IRF) quality reporting program (QRP) data submitted via the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Health and Safety Network (NHSN) has been extended to May 15, 2017.
The deadline has been extended for the following IRF quality reporting programs, measures, and reporting programs:
May 15, 2017 IRF QRP for Quarter 3 2016
- CDC NHSN Healthcare-Associated Infection (HAI) Measures for quarter 3 2016
- Catheter-associated Urinary Tract Infection (CAUTI)
- Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
- Clostridium difficile Infection (CDI)
CMS is granting this extension to provide facilities additional time to submit quality reporting data and run applicable reports to ensure accurate submission. For further assistance regarding the IRF & long-term care hospitals (LTCH) quality reporting programs and policy information, visit the IRF Quality Reporting Data Submission Deadlines web page.