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CMS releases HSRs for FY 2019 Readmissions Reduction Program; Review and Corrections period begins

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program Hospital-Specific Reports (HSRs) via the QualityNet Secure Portal. These reports summarize hospitals' results under the new stratified methodology and include payment adjustment factor information, dual stays as well as national readmission rates, detailed discharge-level data, and risk factor information for the calculations of the Excess Readmission Ratios (ERRs).

The 30-day Review and Corrections Period opened on August 16, 2018 and will close on September 14, 2018.

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Through its hospital quality improvement initiatives, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) strives to improve the care provided by the nation's hospitals and publicly display (on Hospital Compare) quality information to consumers and others.

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