Hospitals submitting first-quarter data for the inpatient care quality reporting program now have until August 23, instead of August 15, to submit data, according to an AHA News Now report. The deadline was extended due to “data submission challenges” with both the Hospital Reporting and National Healthcare Safety Network systems.
In addition, CMS extended the deadline for reviewing and correcting the Fiscal year 2014 Percentage Payment Summary Report for the Hospital Value-Based Purchasing Program from August 24 to August 26. This extension is due to scheduled weekend maintenance on the Hospital Reporting System.
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