The following EQRS Patient Admission and Discharge scenarios provide guidance related to the entry of patients’ admission and discharge records into the End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Quality Reporting System (EQRS) in support of the November 9, 2020 release. 

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will continue to assess the Admit/Discharge process in EQRS. 

CMS will implement updates, if necessary, to meet data reporting requirements and the ESRD Community’s needs