How to Participate

Inpatient Psychiatric Facility Quality Reporting (IPFQR) Program

Getting Started

To participate in the Inpatient Psychiatric Facility Quality Reporting Program:

  1. Complete QualityNet Registration.
  2. Complete the Inpatient Psychiatric Facility Quality Reporting Program Notice of Participation indicating a status of "Participating."
  3. Collect and submit measure data according to the data submission deadline. Facilities using a vendor to submit data on their behalf must complete the online authorization process, accessible from the QualityNet Secure Portal.
  4. Complete the Data Accuracy and Completeness Acknowledgement (DACA) before the annual data submission deadline. The DACA is accessible annually from July 1 through August 15 using the Web-based tool located in the QualityNet Secure Portal.

Additional Requirements

Detailed requirements for facilities participating in the Inpatient Psychiatric Facility Quality Reporting Program can be found in the IPFQR Program Manual which is located on the IPFQR Program Resources page.

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