General QI Information

Documenting Patient Influenza (flu) and Pneumococcal (pneumonia) Vaccines in EQRS
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has required the Networks to support  Influenza Vaccination endeavor by monitoring each facility'...
Wed, Apr 13, 2022 at 4:01 PM
Required Clinical Data Values for EQRS
Each month CMS requires submission of the minimum clinical values for each patient at the facility. The minimum values are: Hemodialysis: There ...
Fri, Jul 30, 2021 at 3:37 PM
Vascular Access Types and Definitions
Need help with entering the correct vascular access choice in EQRS, click on the link below to access Vascular Access Types and Definitions.  V...
Fri, Jul 30, 2021 at 3:39 PM
How to get CEUs for NCC LAN Calls
The End-Stage Renal Disease National Coordinating Center (ESRD-NCC) supports the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the ESRD Networks th...
Wed, Aug 26, 2020 at 9:03 AM
Conditions for Coverage for ESRD Providers
The ESRD Conditions for Coverage established the conditions for coverage that dialysis facilities must meet to be certified under the Medicare Progr...
Thu, Jul 29, 2021 at 4:18 PM
Reducing Hospitalizations Primary Diagnosis Codes
Updated 2/17/2022 • A419 Sepsis, unspecified organism • E875 Hyperkalemia • E8770 Fluid overload unspecified • I214 Non-ST elevation (N STEMI) myoca...
Fri, May 20, 2022 at 2:12 PM