Please note: results will be posted here January 2017.

Shared Savings and Shared Losses information that will be made available in 2017, after the first Performance year.

  • The amount of Shared Savings invested in infrastructure, redesigned care processes and other resources required to improve outcomes, and reduce Medicare costs for beneficiaries with ESRD.
  • The total amount of Shared Savings distributed as Shared Savings Payments.

Quality Performance Measures

Measure Title NQF # Measure Steward CEC Data Source
Domain: Patient Safety
ESCO Standardized Mortality Ratio 0369 CMS Claims
Documentation of Current Medications in the Medical Record Adapted from 0419 *1 CMS Hybrid *2
Bloodstream Infection in Hemodialysis Outpatients 1460 CDC QIP results *3
Falls: Screening, Risk Assessment and Plan of Care to Prevent Future Falls Adapted from 0101 NCQA Hybrid
Domain: Person- and Caregiver-Centered Experience and Outcomes
Kidney Disease Quality of Life (KDQOL) Survey N/A RAND Survey
Advance Care Plan Adapted from 0326 NCQA Hybrid
ICH-CAHPS: Nephrologists’ Communication and Caring 0258 AHRQ QIP results
ICH-CAHPS: Quality of Dialysis Center Care and Operations 0258 AHRQ QIP results
ICH-CAHPS: Providing Information to Patients 0258 AHRQ QIP results
ICH-CAHPS: Rating of Kidney Doctors 0258 AHRQ QIP results
ICH-CAHPS: Rating of Dialysis Center Staff 0258 AHRQ QIP results
ICH-CAHPS: Rating of Dialysis Center 0258 AHRQ QIP results
Domain: Communication and Care Coordination
ESCO Standardized Hospitalization Ratio for Admissions 1463 CMS Claims
ESCO Standardized Readmission Ratio 2496 CMS Claims
Medication Reconciliation Post Discharge Adapted from 0554 NCQA Hybrid
Domain: Clinical Quality of Care
Diabetes Care: Eye Exam 0055 NCQA Hybrid
Diabetes Care: Foot Exam 0056 NCQA Hybrid
Hemodialysis Adequacy: Minimum Delivered Hemodialysis Dose 0249 CMS QIP results
Proportion of Patients with Hypercalcemia 1454 CMS QIP results
Peritoneal Dialysis Adequacy: Delivered Dose of Peritoneal Dialysis Above Minimum 0318 CMS QIP results
Hemodialysis Vascular Access: Maximizing Placement of Arterial Venous Fistula 0257 CMS QIP results
Hemodialysis Vascular Access: Minimizing Use of Catheters as Chronic Dialysis Access 0256 CMS QIP results
Domain: Population Health
Influenza Immunization for the ESRD Population Adapted from 0226 KCQA Hybrid
Pneumonia Vaccination Status Adapted from 0043 NCQA Hybrid
Screening for Clinical Depression and Follow-Up Plan Adapted from 0418 CMS Hybrid
Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention Adapted from 0028 AMA PCPI Hybrid

*1 Adapted from…”measures are those with changes from existing specifications such as expanded age ranges (e.g., 18 and older instead of 65 and older) or alternate data sources from the NQF-endorsed measure. Measures with an age stratification (e.g., 18 and older instead of all ages) are not considered adaptations from the NQF endorsed measures.

*2 Hybrid measures use claims and medical record data.

*3The ESRD QIP generates measure results from Medicare claims, the Consolidated Renal Operations in a Web-Enabled Network (CROWNWeb), and the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN)