This data summary report presents comparisons of Critical Access Hospital (CAH) reporting and performance rates from 2012 vs. the first six months of 2013 on the Medicare Beneficiary Quality Improvement Project (MBQIP). CAHs are grouped by geographic region and by state.
Key findings from this report include:
- Compared to 2012, regional rates of patients receiving recommended care at CAHs generally increased for most measures in the first six months of 2013.
- By state, there are large differences in performance on some measures. For example, for heart failure in Q1-Q2 2013, CAH performance by state ranges from 50% to 100% on the discharge measure, from 53.3% to 100% on the assessment of LVS measure, and from 69.2% to 100% on the ACEI/ARB for LVSD measure.