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Taking a Look at Systematic Quality Improvement Using the Five QAPI Elements

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As part of the Affordable Care Act that Congress passed in 2010, CMS was directed to implement a new quality assurance and performance improvement program (QAPI) by the end of 2013.

According to a notice from CMS, in May 2012, a QAPI questionnaire will be sent to a large sample of nursing homes.  The results of the questionnaire will be used to:

  • Address identified challenges and barriers to implementing effective QAPI programs and;
  • Help to mold the content of QAPI tools ...
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