In addition, the agency was to establish, within two years of the issuance of the report, a program to protect consumers who use QIs
A challenge when examining individual QIs
across a range of facilities is that sample sizes are often small, and they vary across facilities.
Review of the CMS forms listed in Table 2 will acquaint any administrative team member with QIS
Thus, due diligence is necessary before selecting a QI
is wholly owned by the QFC Authority, and is currently located at the QFC Tower, in West Bay in Doha.
Again, this QI
is not risk-adjusted and the denominator is all residents.
Repetitive LKE relationships with a QI
are usually governed by a Master Exchange Agreement, in which a participant assigns future purchase and sale rights to the QI
are used by facility surveyors in order to evaluate the processes and outcomes of care provided by a particular organization.
Facts: In 1995, in a series of planned transactions, the taxpayer transferred real properties to a QI
, TGE, which then sold them to unrelated third parties.
have been an integral part of the long-term care survey process for many years, and facilities often view them as dreaded liabilities.
The authors describe the development of the QIs
, discuss their nature and characteristics, address the development of a QI
-based quality-monitoring system (QMS), report on a pilot test of the QIs
and the system, comment on methodological and current QI
validation efforts, and conclude by raising further research and development issues.