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FY 2020 IQR Program Targeted Hospitals Selected for Validation

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program has selected the targeted sample of up to 200 hospitals for validation of Chart-Abstracted and Healthcare-Associated Infection (HAI) measures for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 annual payment update (APU) determination. The quarters included in FY 2020 Inpatient Validation are third quarter 2017 (3Q17), fourth quarter 2017 (4Q17), first quarter 2018 (1Q18), and second quarter 2018 (2Q18).

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Hospitals-Inpatient — Overview

Data collection is an integral part of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS's) hospital quality improvement initiatives, including the Hospital Quality Alliance (HQA): Improving Care through Information and the Reporting Hospital Quality Data for Annual Payment Update (RHQDAPU) initiatives.

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