Presentation on theme: "Washington State Hospital Association Medicaid Quality Incentive ER is for Emergencies Medicaid Quality Incentive ER is for Emergencies Web Conference."— Presentation transcript:
Washington State Hospital Association Medicaid Quality Incentive ER is for Emergencies Medicaid Quality Incentive ER is for Emergencies Web Conference July 11, 2013 1
Washington State Hospital Association Amber Theel 2 Director, Patient Safety Washington State Hospital Association Khin Latt Director, Quality and Performance Improvement WSHA Partnership for Patients WSHA Presenters
Washington State Hospital Association Presenters 3 3 Jackie Brown, RN Director of Emergency Services Providence St. Peter Hospital Adam Green President, Collective Medical Technologies Emergency Department Information Exchange (EDIE) Program Coordinator Emergency Department Consistent Care Program Providence St. Peter Hospital Reid Buker, RN Consistent Care Program Manager Sacred Heart Medical Center / Holy Family Hospital Linda Marsh, RN,
Washington State Hospital Association Today’s Presentation Brief Overview of the Emergency Room Measure Data Collection and Reports New Tools Available to Hospitals Care Guidelines Questions
Washington State Hospital Association Medicaid Quality Incentive July 1, 2013 The program is included in the Hospital Safety Net Assessment legislation Passed as Part of the Budget
Washington State Hospital Association Timeline July 1, 2013 - December 31, 2013 Hospitals collect performance data (Work force flu immunization October 1, 2013 to March 31, 2014) April 2014 Chief Financial Officer attestation May 2014 HCA determines which hospitals qualify for payment July 2014 Qualifying hospitals receive incentive payment
Washington State Hospital Association Payment Increases One percent inpatient Medicaid increase for non-critical access hospitals Acute general and pediatric hospitals Receive increase across services based on overall hospital performance Behavioral health hospitals and units Increase based on behavioral health measures
Washington State Hospital Association Funding for Incentives Quality incentive provided to all qualifying Washington hospitals No partial increases Hospitals receive either zero or one percent increase
Washington State Hospital Association ER is for Emergencies Measure Overview Percent of Patients (all payors) with Five or More Visits to Emergency Room with Care Plans
Washington State Hospital Association ER is for Emergencies Measure will be used for the following: Acute Care Pediatrics (Adult and pediatric hospitals with emergency rooms only)
Washington State Hospital Association ER is for Emergencies Numerator: Number of care guidelines completed in the calendar month by the facility for patients with five or more visits in the last year without a care guideline Denominator: Number of patients without a care guideline with five or more visits in the last year seen by the facility in the month
Washington State Hospital Association ER is for Emergencies
Washington State Hospital Association ER is for Emergencies Data Collection and Reports Data: Submitted to WSHA by EDIE. Data will be collected monthly and distributed to the hospitals as part of the ER is for Emergency reports.
Washington State Hospital Association ED Monthly Report - Updated Random Hospital Medical Center
Washington State Hospital Association ED Monthly Report – Updated (cont)
Washington State Hospital Association What Does 10% Look Like?
Washington State Hospital Association ER is for Emergencies New Tools for Hospitals
Washington State Hospital Association Example Care Guideline
Washington State Hospital Association Robust Care Guideline
Washington State Hospital Association Revised Care Guideline Template Background Template requested by members to assist with developing quality care guidelines that are standardized and ensure continuity of patient care Goal To ensure crucial health and safety information is available for all providers involved in the patient’s care.
Washington State Hospital Association Standard Care Guideline Template Development Advisory Group
Washington State Hospital Association Revised Care Guideline Template Quickly inform the next provider of important information needed to take care of the patient Support smooth transitions, reduce complications Bridge the communication between Emergency Departments, primary care providers and other specialty providers
Washington State Hospital Association Standard Care Guideline Template
Revised Care Guideline Template - Recommendations Create the guidelines in partnership with the outpatient providers Consider including not only care recommendation in ED but also in outpatient settings when appropriate Make them available for the partners in care
Jackie Brown, RN, MS Director of Emergency Services Reid Buker, RN, MN Program Coordinator EDCCP
Referral Process Patient Selection Criteria EDIE ≥ 5 ED visits within 12 months Drug seeking behavior Abusive or violent behavior Who can refer a patient? ED Providers Nursing staff PCP’s
Care Guidelines Process Initial/preliminary care plan developed using PSPH guidelines. Preliminary care guideline is faxed to patient’s PCP for review and input. Documentation from patients visits to ED reviewed by Care Coordination MD and RN. Case review conducted at EDCCP meeting. Feedback from PCP presented. Recommendations on how to individualize care guideline specific to patient discussed. Care plan revised as appropriate. Care guideline placed in EDIE and in to the patients EPIC chart.
Basic Care Guidelines Basic Guidelines (5 visits in 12 months) Provider to perform MSE. Minimize radiation exposure based on clinical history and shared decision making with the patient related to risks and benefits of further exposure. Treat acute medical conditions as needed. Address pain issues. Restrict use of opiates in the ED to only obvious trauma or severe medical issues. Discharge Explain to patient that no opiates will be given or prescribed for chronic conditions or to replace lost/stolen prescriptions. Refer the patient back to PCP for pain control and follow-up. Instruct patient on importance of following up with PCP. Provide instruction on proper use of Emergency Department.
Individualized Care Guidelines Additional Considerations Patient Specific Guidelines Patient is a safety risk for the following reasons:. Request security to stand-by. Provide assistance making an appointment with the patients PCP. Request ED Provider complete MSE in triage area whenever possible. Do not provide patient with free bus passes or cab vouchers. Do not allow patient to sleep in waiting room. Review expected behaviors with patient – Patient will Seek care from PCP for chronic and recurrent medical issues. Contact PCP and/or urgent care clinic before visiting the ED for non emergent issues. Cooperate with medical exam in the ED without being verbally or physically abusive. Keep f/u appointment with PCP and utilize the ED for only emergent situations.
Questions? For questions or other feedback contact: ER is for Emergencies/ER Measure Amber Theel at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com Care Guideline Template Khin Latt at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com