Please note: results will be posted here January 2018.

Shared Savings and Shared Losses information that will be made available in 2018, after the first performance year:

  • The amount of Shared Savings invested in infrastructure, redesigned care processes and other resources required to improve outcomes, and reduce Medicare costs for beneficiaries with ESRD.
  • The total amount of Shared Savings distributed as Shared Savings Payments.

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
Falls: Screening, Risk Assessment and Plan of Care to Prevent Future Falls Adapted from 0101 NCQA Hybrid
Domain: Person- and Caregiver-Centered Experience and Outcomes    
Advance Care Plan Adapted from 0326 NCQA Hybrid
ICH-CAHPS: Nephrologists’ Communication and Caring 0258 AHRQ QIP results
ICH-CAHPS: Quality of Dialysis Center Care and Operations 0258 AHRQ QIP results
ICH-CAHPS: Providing Information to Patients 0258 AHRQ QIP results
ICH-CAHPS: Rating of Kidney Doctors 0258 AHRQ QIP results
ICH-CAHPS: Rating of Dialysis Center Staff 0258 AHRQ QIP results
ICH-CAHPS: Rating of Dialysis Center 0258 AHRQ QIP results
Domain: Communication and Care Coordination    
Medication Reconciliation Post Discharge Adapted from 0554 NCQA Hybrid
Domain: Clinical Quality of Care    
Diabetes Care: Eye Exam 0055 NCQA Hybrid
Diabetes Care: Foot Exam 0056 NCQA Hybrid
Domain: Population Health    
Influenza Immunization for the ESRD Population Adapted from 0226 KCQA Hybrid
Pneumonia Vaccination Status Adapted from 0043 NCQA Hybrid
Screening for Clinical Depression and Follow-Up Plan Adapted from 0418 CMS Hybrid
Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention Adapted from 0028 AMA PCPI Hybrid

*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)