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NHSN Data Reporting - Upcoming Deadlines

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Reminder! CMS Quality Reporting Program data are due soon! The following data must be entered into NHSN by August 15, 2016, for facilities that participate in certain CMS Quality Reporting Programs.

 



Acute Care Hospitals that participate in the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program:

2016 Quarter 1 (January 1-March 31) CLABSI and CAUTI data

  • All ICU locations
  • Adult and pediatric medical, surgical, and medical/surgical wards

2016 Quarter 1 (January 1-March 31) Inpatient COLO and HYST SSI data

2016 Quarter 1 (January 1-March 31) MRSA Bacteremia and C. difficile LabID Events (all healthcare onset and community onset)

  • FacWideIN
  • ED, and 24-hour observation locations

Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities (IRFs) that participate in the Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Quality Reporting Program:

2016 Quarter 1 (January 1-March 31) CAUTI data (all bedded inpatient locations)

2016 Quarter 1 (January 1-March 31) MRSA Bacteremia and C. difficile LabID Events (all healthcare onset and community onset)

  • Freestanding IRFs: Reporting by FacWideIN
  • IRF units within acute care or critical access hospitals: Reporting by each CMS IRF unit

Long-Term Acute Care Facilities (LTACs/LTCHs) that participate in the Long-Term Care Hospital Quality Reporting Program:

2016 Quarter 1 (January 1-March 31) CLABSI and CAUTI data (all bedded inpatient locations)

2016 Quarter 1 (January 1-March 31) MRSA Bacteremia and C. difficile LabID Events (FacWideIN, all healthcare onset and community onset)

2016 Quarter 1 (January 1-March 31) VAE (all bedded inpatient care locations)

Please make sure at least one individual at your facility can access NHSN via SAMS and has been assigned appropriate user rights in NHSN so they may enter and view the facility's data. To ensure your data have been correctly entered into NHSN, please make sure to verify that (1) your monthly reporting plans are complete, (2) you've entered appropriate summary and event data or checked the appropriate no events boxes and (3) you've cleared all alerts from your NHSN facility homepage. For additional guidance on ensuring your data are accurately sent to CMS for Quality Reporting purposes, please visit the CDC website and navigate to the appropriate section(s) for your facility type.

If you have any questions, please contact the NHSN Helpdesk: NHSN@cdc.gov

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