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CMS Performance Measurement

Looking for information about national performance measures?  The following information can help.

Dialysis Facility Reports (DFRs) 

Provides a way for facilities to compare the characteristics of their patients, patterns of treatment, and patterns in transplantation, hospitalization, and mortality to local and national averages.

ESRD Electronic Lab Data (Elab) Collection

Provides a calculation of Network-level measures based on 100 percent of eligible dialysis patients. This data produces measures in the clinical domains of dialysis adequacy, anemia management, nutrition, and bone management.

ESRD Quality Incentive Program (QIP)

The ESRD Quality Incentive Program (QIP) is described in Section 1881(h) of the Social Security Act, as added by Section 153(c) of the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008 (MIPPA), and is a program designed to promote patient health by providing a financial incentive for renal dialysis facilities to deliver high-quality patient care.