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Hospitals selected for FY 2018 inpatient quality reporting data validation

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS') Hospital IQR Program has selected its targeted sample of 200 hospitals for validation of Chart-Abstracted and Healthcare-Associated Infection (HAI) measures for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 annual payment update (APU). The quarters included in FY 2018 Inpatient Validation are third quarter 2015 (3Q15), fourth quarter 2015 (4Q15), first quarter 2016 (1Q16), and second quarter 2016 (2Q16).

A list of the selected hospitals is available on the Inpatient Quality Reporting Program Overview page on QualityNet.

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