- Deficit Reduction Act
- Patients Medical Conditions
- HAC Provider
- Hospital Acquired Condition
- Hospital Condition
- Measure Rates
- Hospital Measure Rates
- Hospital Level Measure Rates
- HAC Payment
- DRA HAC Measures
- Hospital Patient Case
HAC Provider Level Measure Rates for Four Conditions
This dataset presents hospital-level measures rates of four conditions included in the Deficit Reduction Act (DRA) Hospital-Acquired Condition (HAC) payment provision – foreign object retained after surgery, blood incompatibility, air embolism, and falls and trauma – for Medicare fee-for-service discharges.
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The Deficit Reduction Act (DRA) Hospital-Acquired Condition (HAC) measures are solely reported for hospitals’ information and quality improvement purposes and are not a part of the HAC Reduction Program.
Under the DRA HAC payment provision, established by Section 5001(c) of the DRA of 2005, hospitals no longer receive additional payment for cases in which one of the selected conditions occurred but was not present on admission (POA). That is, the case is paid as though the condition were not present. The DRA HAC-POA payment provision is applicable for secondary diagnosis code reporting only, as the selected conditions are designated as a complication or comorbidity (CC) or a major complication or comorbidity (MCC) when reported as a secondary diagnosis.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) calculates and reports rates for four of the conditions included in the DRA HAC payment provision; this is referred to as DRA HAC Reporting. The public reporting of the DRA HAC measures is distinct from the HAC Reduction Program, which was established by Section 3008 of the Affordable Care Act of 2010. The DRA HAC measures are not a part of the HAC Reduction Program and are only reported for information and quality improvement purposes.
CMS is publicly reporting the DRA HAC measures to identify complications and undesirable conditions patients experience in hospital settings that hospital-level changes can reasonably prevent. Improving patient safety is one of the ultimate goals of quality improvement. The DRA HAC measures remain an important aspect of CMS’s commitment to patient safety.
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John Snow Labs; Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services;
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HAC Provider, Hospital Acquired Condition, Hospital Condition, Measure Rates, Hospital Measure Rates, Hospital Level Measure Rates, HAC Payment, DRA HAC Measures, Hospital Patient Case
Deficit Reduction Act, Patients Medical Conditions
|Provider_ID||Year of Locality County Crosswalk (2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020)||integer||level : Nominal|
|Measure||DRA HAC measures to identify complications and undesirable conditions patients experience in hospital settings that hospital-level changes can reasonably.||string||-|
|Rate||Rates for four of the conditions included in the DRA HAC payment provision||number||level : Ratio|
|Footnote||The Footnote describes an additional piece of information given separately for the compiled data for the first quarter measure score.||integer||level : Ratio|
|10001||Foreign Object Retained After Surgery||0.0|
|10001||Falls and Trauma (Includes fractures, dislocations, intracranial injuries, crushing injuries, burns, other injuries)||0.625|
|10005||Foreign Object Retained After Surgery||0.271|
|10005||Falls and Trauma (Includes fractures, dislocations, intracranial injuries, crushing injuries, burns, other injuries)||0.271|
|10006||Foreign Object Retained After Surgery||0.0|