The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), previously known as the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA), is a federal agency within the United States Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) that administers the Medicare program and works in partnership with state governments to administer Medicaid, the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), and health insurance portability standards.
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Unplanned Hospital Visits – national data. This data set includes national-level data for the hospital return days (or excess days in acute care [EDAC]) measures, the unplanned readmissions measures, and the rate of unplanned hospital visits...
A list of hospital ratings for the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS). HCAHPS is a national, standardized survey of hospital patients about their experiences during a recent inpatient hospital stay.
Use of medical imaging - national data. These measures give you information about hospitals' use of medical imaging tests for outpatients. Examples of medical imaging tests include CT scans, MRIs, and mammograms.
This file contains the footnotes used in the Outpatient and Ambulatory Surgery CAHPS Survey data.
A list of VHA hospitals with data on the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Patient Safety Indicators (PSIs). These indicators provide information on potential in hospital complications and adverse events following surgeries and...
The Prospective Payment System (PPS)-Exempt Cancer Hospital Quality Reporting (PCHQR) Program currently uses five oncology care measures. The resulting PPS-Exempt Cancer Hospital Quality Reporting (PCHQR) Program measures allow consumers to...
Value of care displays – national data. This data set includes national-level data for the value of care displays associated with an episode of care for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, and hip/knee replacement patients.
Use of medical imaging - state data. These measures give you information about hospitals' use of medical imaging tests for outpatients. Examples of medical imaging tests include CT scans, MRIs, and mammograms.