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Regulatory Alert


July 25, 2017



Important Quality Reporting Program Deadline


Earlier this year, CMS notified Skilled Nursing Facility (SNFs) that are non-compliant with SNF Quality Reporting Program (QRP) requirements for Quarter 4 of Calendar Year 2016, their Fiscal Year 2018 annual payment update will be affected.

On July 14, 2017, CMS mailed non-compliance letters for Quarter 1 of Calendar Year 2017 and placed them in the Quality Improvement and Evaluation System (QIES)-Certification and Survey Provider Enhanced Reporting (CASPER) system. Providers that received a letter of non-compliance may submit a request for reconsideration to CMS via email no later than 11:59pm PST, August 17, 2017. Providers that receive a letter of non-compliance may submit a request for reconsideration to CMS via email no later than 11:59pm PST, August 13, 2017. See the instructions in your notification letter and on the SNF Quality Reporting Reconsideration and Exception & Extension webpage by clicking here

Please communicate this information to those responsible for reporting QRP data immediately. If you have any questions concerning this correspondence, please don't hesitate to contact Janet Justice or Wayne Johnson at  at the Association at (502) 425-5000.




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