Health Law Blog - Healthcare Legal Issues

New TEP Report Posted On Quality Measures for Long-Term Care

Development and Maintenance of Quality Measures for Long-Term Care – Hospital Quality Reporting Program (LTCH QRP)

Personal Care Agency FraudThe technical expert panel (TEP) has published a new summary report covering the Development and Maintenance of Quality Measures for Long-Term Care Hospital Quality Reporting Program.  The new report related to a meeting of the TEP that was held on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 focusing on   current LTCH QRP quality and resource use measures.  The objective was to report on existing measures and to make recommendations for future measures.

The new TEP Report can be accessed on the  TEPs webpage.

Other reports on that page include:

  • Claims-Only and Hybrid Hospital-Wide (All-Condition, All-Procedure) Risk-Standardized Mortality Measures
  • Development of the Hospice Quality Reporting Program HEART Comprehensive Patient Assessment Instrument
  • Quality Measure Development: Supporting Efficiency and Innovation in the Process of Developing CMS Quality Measures
  • Development of Outpatient Outcome Measures for the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS)
  • Development and Maintenance of Quality Measures for Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Quality Reporting Program (QRP)
  • Development and Maintenance of Post-Acute Care Cross-Setting Standardized Patient Assessment Data
  • Inpatient Psychiatric Facility (IPF) Outcome and Process Measure Development and Maintenance
  • Quality Measure Development (QMD): Dual Enrollees, Managed Long-Term Services and Supports (MLTSS), and Medicaid Innovation Accelerator Program (IAP).
  • Task: Technical Expert Panel: Medicaid Innovation Accelerator Program (IAP)-Substance Use Disorder, Beneficiaries with Complex Needs, and Physical-Mental Health Integration
  • Hospital Inpatient and Outpatient Process and Structural Measure Development and Maintenance (Hospital-MDM)
  • Development and Maintenance of Quality Measures for Long-Term Care Hospital Quality Reporting Program (LTCH QRP)


Random Posts


Tags: , , ,

Comments are closed.

John H. Fisher

Health Care Counsel
Ruder Ware, L.L.S.C.
500 First Street, Suite 8000
P.O. Box 8050
Wausau, WI 54402-8050

Tel 715.845.4336
Fax 715.845.2718

Ruder Ware is a member of Meritas Law Firms Worldwide

The Health Care Law Blog is made available by Ruder Ware for educational purposes and to provide a general understanding of some of the legal issues relating to the health care industry. This site does not provide specific legal advice and you should not use the information contained on this site to address your specific situation without consulting with legal counsel that is well versed in health care law and regulation. By using the Health Care Law Blog site you understand that there is no attorney client relationship between you and Ruder Ware or any individual attorney. Postings on this site do not represent the views of our clients. This site links to other information resources on the Internet; these sites are not endorsed or supported by Ruder Ware, and Ruder Ware does not vouch for the accuracy or reliability of any information provided therein. For further information regarding the articles on this blog, contact Ruder Ware through our primary website.