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FY 2018 Hospital VBP and Hospital IQR Program MSPB Measure HSRs released

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the release of the Hospital-Specific Reports (HSRs) for the claims-based Medicare Spending per Beneficiary (MSPB) measure. The HSRs pertain to the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program Review and Correction Period and Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program Preview Period.  The reports will be available for hospitals no later than May 26, 2017.  The HSR discharge-level data and a user guide will be distributed via the QualityNet Secure Portal.

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