New quality consent measure: Easy win for prepared providers


Becker’s Hospital Review (June 23, 2017)

On April 28, 2017, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed a new measure for inclusion in the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting Program (Hospital IQR Program). This Becker’s Hospital Review article describes that measure – the “Quality of Informed Consent Documents Measure.” The article supplies the background that lead to the development of the measure along will an image of the abstraction tool or scorecard that will be used to complete the measure.

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