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NHSN Q3 2016 reporting deadlines extended

02/22/2017

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has extended the reporting deadlines for Third Quarter (Q3) 2016 HAI measures reported via the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN). The deadline is extended from the original February 15 deadline to March 15 for: 

Hospital Inpatient and PPS-Exempt Cancer Hospital Quality Reporting Programs (QRP):

oCatheter-association urinary tract infection (CAUTI)

oCentral line-associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI)

oSurgical Site Infection (SSI)-Colon surgery and abdominal hysterectomy

oMethicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) LabID Events

oClostridium difficile infection (CDI) LabID Events

The deadline is extended to May 15 for: 

Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital QRP

oCAUTI

oMRSA

oCDI

Long-Term Care Hospital QRP

oCAUTI

oCLABSI

oMRSA

oCDI

oVentilator-associated events (VAE)

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