Financial Information

  • PY2 – January 2017 through December 2017
    • Total Savings Relative to Benchmark – $1,226,057.94 (-3.89%)
    • Total Shared Savings Realized by ESCO – $613,028.97
    • Amount of Shared Savings Invested in Infrastructure – $0.00 (savings realized were lower than the operational budget)
    • Amount of Shared Savings Distributed as Shared Savings Payments –$0.00 (savings realized were lower than the operational budget)

Quality Performance Measures

  • Quality measure performance data will be available for this ESCO in 2018. Until then, you can view the standards of measurement in the table below.
Measure Title NQF # Measure Steward CEC Data Source ESCO Performance Rate Mean Performance Rate for All ESCOs
Domain: Patient Safety    
ESCO Standardized Mortality Ratio 0369 CMS Claims 1.144 0.935
Falls: Screening, Risk Assessment and Plan of Care to Prevent Future Falls Adapted from 0101 NCQA Hybrid 90.68%






Domain: Person- and Caregiver-Centered Experience and Outcomes    
Advance Care Plan Adapted from 0326 NCQA Hybrid 94.85% 93.20%
ICH-CAHPS: Nephrologists’ Communication and Caring 0258 AHRQ QIP results 72.78% 67.74%
ICH-CAHPS: Quality of Dialysis Center Care and Operations 0258 AHRQ QIP results 61.58% 61.52%
ICH-CAHPS: Providing Information to Patients 0258 AHRQ QIP results 80.69% 79.28%
ICH-CAHPS: Rating of Kidney Doctors 0258 AHRQ QIP results 65.90% 59.03%
ICH-CAHPS: Rating of Dialysis Center Staff 0258 AHRQ QIP results 57.82% 60.61%
ICH-CAHPS: Rating of Dialysis Center 0258 AHRQ QIP results 65.59% 65.77%
Domain: Communication and Care Coordination    
Medication Reconciliation Post Discharge Adapted from 0554 NCQA Hybrid 63.49% 38.75%
Domain: Clinical Quality of Care    
Diabetes Care: Eye Exam 0055 NCQA Hybrid 2.00% 22.48%
Diabetes Care: Foot Exam 0056 NCQA Hybrid 90.78% 62.93%
Domain: Population Health    
Influenza Immunization for the ESRD Population Adapted from 0226 KCQA Hybrid 74.18% 77.74%
Pneumonia Vaccination Status Adapted from 0043 NCQA Hybrid 69.92% 72.25%
Screening for Clinical Depression and Follow-Up Plan Adapted from 0418 CMS Hybrid 90.20% 85.43%
Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention Adapted from 0028 AMA PCPI Hybrid 94.04% 85.91%

*1 Adapted from…”measures are those with changes from existing specifications such as expanded age ranges (e.g., 18 and older instead of 65 and older) or alternate data sources from the NQF-endorsed measure. Measures with an age stratification (e.g., 18 and older instead of all ages) are not considered adaptations from the NQF endorsed measures.

*2 Hybrid measures use claims and medical record data.

*3The ESRD QIP generates measure results from Medicare claims, the Consolidated Renal Operations in a Web-Enabled Network (CROWNWeb), and the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN)