Posts Tagged 'Five Elements of QAPI'

CMS QAPI Update – QAPI at a Glance (December 2012)

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In case you missed this update over what was surely a busy end-of-year, CMS released updated information on the QAPI initiative. Please find the links to this material for your reference:

 

  • December 14, 2012 Letter: Preview of Nursing Home Quality Assurance & Performance Improvement (QAPI) Guide – QAPI at a Glance
    • The QAPI at a Glance document provided by CMS has been put together to help nursing homes understand the principles of QAPI so they can begin to incorporate them into ...
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QAPI – Status on this CMS Initiative

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On June 29th, CMS released an update on its new Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI) initiative. The memorandum provides several key points, including that it has released its Nursing Home Quality Improvement Questionnaire and will be collecting data through the end of September. As we blogged about in May, your team should be focusing on getting familiar with the Five Elements of QAPI so that when ...

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