Care Transitions

These resources focus on quality improvement for care transitions. The current core and additional Medicare Beneficiary Quality Improvement Project (MBQIP) measures that fall under this domain include:

Core

  • Emergency Department Transfer Communication

Additional

  • Discharge Planning
  • Medication Reconciliation
  • Reducing Readmissions
  • Swing Bed Care

For more information about the reporting requirements for these measures, see Data Reporting and Use.

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