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Initial data from the Quality Reporting Program for skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) are now available on the CMS Nursing Home Compare website.
The SNF quality data consist of assessment- and claims-based quality measures. The five quality measures are:
A CMS fact sheet announcing the data release says it “can showcase a SNF’s ongoing commitment to quality, improving engagement and confidence among staff, residents, caregivers, families, and stakeholders.” (The fact sheet is online at: https://go.cms.gov/2PkkaGP.)
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