Public Reporting of Data

Inpatient Psychiatric Facility Quality Reporting (IPFQR) Program

Section 1886(s)(4)(E) of the Social Security Act established procedures for making the data submitted under the Inpatient Psychiatric Quality Reporting (IPFQR) Program available to the public. Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities (IPFs) have the opportunity to review the data that is to be made public. For each payment determination year, the submitted data will be publicly displayed.

The IPFQR Hospital Compare data is publically reported on an annual basis. IPFs will have the opportunity to review their data prior to the annual public display of data. The preview period will last for 30 days. The exact timeframes for the preview period and the public display of data on the Hospital Compare website will be announced on this website and/or via the IPFQR Program ListServe. Additional guidance on how to access and read a preview report can be found in Section 8: Public Reporting of IPFQR Data of the IPFQR Program Manual (PDF-3.8 MB).

Hospital Compare Public Reporting

Resource materials pertaining to the most recent Hospital Compare Preview Period are listed below:

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