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The Five Star Preview Reports will be available on September 24th. To access these reports, select the CASPER Reporting link located on the CMS QIES Systems for Providers page. Once in the CASPER Reporting system, select the 'Folders' button and access the Five Star Report in your 'st LTC facid' folder, where st is the 2-character postal code of the state in which your facility is located and facid is the state-assigned Facility ID of your facility.
Nursing Home Compare will update with September's Five Star data on September 26, 2018.
jRAVEN (version 1.6.0) is now available for download which includes the following enhancements:
The 2019 ICD-10-CM files contain information on the ICD-10-CM updates for FY 2019. These 2019 ICD-10-CM codes are to be used for discharges occurring from October 1, 2018 through September 30, 2019 and for patient encounters occurring from October 1, 2018 through September 30, 2019.
Note: There is no FY 2019 GEMs file. As stated in the FY 2016 IPPS/LTCH PPS final rule (80 FR 49388), the GEMs have been updated on an annual basis as part of the ICD-10 Coordination and Maintenance Committee meetings process and will continue to be updated for approximately 3 years after ICD-10 is implemented.
CMS made the GEMs files available for FY 2016, FY 2017 and FY 2018.
An announcement was also made at the September 2017 ICD-10 Coordination and Maintenance Committee meeting that FY 2018 would be the last GEMs file update.
This manual presents methods used to calculate quality measures that are included in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Quality Reporting Program (QRP). This manual provides detailed information for each quality measure (QM), including quality measure definitions, inclusion and exclusion criteria and measure calculation specifications.
Section GG, Section I, and Section N training materials related to Oct. 1, 2018, implementation of RAI Manual v1.16
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