Getting your PSC or PSR report from the ESRD-QIP website
Your facility’s Performance Score Certificates (PSC) are available after December 15th for download on the ESRD-QIP website. The 2017 PSC will remain available online until the start of the PY (Payment Year)review period next summer. ESRD-QIP instructions are listed below.
September is National Preparedness Month!
This year’s theme is Don’t Wait- Communicate. We encourage all dialysis facilities to communicate with your patients and staff the importance of being prepared.
Network Council Meeting Resources-April 2016
In this article, you will find the attachments that were discussed on the April 20, 2016 Network Council Meeting webinar.
Network Grievance Policy and Procedure
In order to adhere to CMS guidelines, the Network has revised our internal grievance policy and procedure for 2017and posted a copy here.
MY CLINIC PLAN
Heartland Kidney Network developed the “My Life, My Choices: Knowledge is Power” Project in order to provide tools for clinics to facilitate patient engagement in their care. The MY CLINIC PLAN provides ideas for utilizing the Network resources in your clinic’s patient engagement plan.
The PART screen allows you to see all of your current admissions and verify each month that they are correct. Failure to check can cause a chain reaction of unsubmitted clinical data that can impact your QIP and Five Star ratings.
Health Status Release Form Now Available Online!
The Health Status Release Form allows dialysis patients to give written consent to release certain information should they be gone from the unit for hospitalization or if they should pass away.
Calling for Applications to serve on the Patient Advisory Committee (PAC)
The Patient Advisory Committee is seeking new patients to participate in 2016! Please see below for more information!
Network Grievance and Rights & Responsibilities Posters- Available in Spanish
The Network’s “Let Your Voice Be Heard” and Patient Rights and Responsibilities posters are now available in Spanish. The posters match the size and look of the English versions. To order your copy for your clinic contact Kim Casey at firstname.lastname@example.org and provide your complete clinic mailing address. Please allow 2-3 weeks for delivery.
2014 Heartland Kidney Network Annual Report
The 2014 Heartland Kidney Network Annual Report is now available.