REMINDER: November 15 deadline for CMS quality reporting programs

Please remember that November 15 is the deadline for National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) reporting for Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) quality reporting programs in the following care settings:

Acute care hospitals – 2016 Quarter 2 data for:

•CLABSI – ICU, adult and pediatric medical, surgical, and medical/surgical wards 

•CAUTI – ICU, adult and pediatric medical, surgical, and medical/surgical wards 

•SSI – Colon and abdominal hysterectomy

•MRSA Bacteremia LabID events – on healthcare onset and community onset

•C. difficile LabID events – on healthcare onset and community onset

PPS-exempt cancer hospitals – 2016 Quarter 2 data for:

•CLABSI

•CAUTI

•SSI – Colon and abdominal hysterectomy

•MRSA Bacteremia LabID events – on healthcare onset and community onset

•C. difficile LabID events – on healthcare onset and community onset

Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities – 2016 Quarter 2 data for:

•CAUTI

•MRSA Bacteremia Lab ID events 

•C. Difficile LabID events 

Long-Term Acute Care Hospitals – 2016 Quarter 2 data for: 

•CLABSI

•CAUTI

•MRSA Bacteremia LabID events

•C. Difficile LabID events

•VAE