Medicare announces quality reporting exceptions for Hurricane Irma

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Certain hospitals and other facilities in Florida, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands affected by Hurricane Irma will be granted exceptions under certain Medicare quality reporting and value-based purchasing programs without submitting an extraordinary circumstances request, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced yesterday. For details, see the CMS notice.

Topic: Advocacy and Public Policy
Tags: quality, Medicare, disaster readiness

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