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Specifications for the Cross-Setting Function Quality Measure Adopted in the Home Health Quality Reporting Program

Guidance for the process measuring that is an application of the quality measure Percent of Long-Term Care Hospital Patients with an Admission and Discharge Functional Assessment and a Care Plan that Addresses Function (NQF #2631). This quality measure reports the percent of episodes with a Start of Care (SOC) /Resumption of Care (ROC) and a discharge functional assessment and a treatment goal that addresses function.

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Issued by: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

Issue Date: April 01, 2019

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