Patient Safety Organizations and ACA Impact. Kelly Court WHA Chief Quality Officer August 23, 2013. Webinar Agenda. Patient Safety Organizations Background Recent Developments Participation Requirements Next Steps Q&A. PSO Background.
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Patient Safety Organizations and ACA Impact
WHA Chief Quality Officer
August 23, 2013
Affordable Care Act
“Beginning on January 1, 2015, a qualified health plan may contract with
(A) a hospital with greater than 50 beds only if such hospital (i) utilizes a patient safety evaluation system as described in part C of Title IX of the Public Health Service Act; …. or
(B) a healthcare provider only if such provider implements such mechanisms to improve healthcare quality as the Secretary may by regulation require.“
Affordable Care Act
–“Patient safety evaluation system means the collection, management, or analysis of information for reporting to or by a PSO.”
Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act, Final Rule, Section 3.20.
Examples of Patient Safety Work Product that could be submitted to the PSO
Patient Safety and Quality Information
Information Triaged by Provider
Information Eligible to Become PSWP
-Could improve safety, quality or outcomes of care
-Assembled/developed solely for reporting to PSO
Information Not Eligible to Become PSWP
-Collected/developed for purpose other than for reporting to PSO
-Claims, medical records
-Accreditation/regulatory survey info.
-Other record keeping requirements
-Date and document incoming information
-Internal analysis and collaboration
-Prepare for reporting to PSO
PSWP=Patient Safety Work Product
PSES=Patient Safety Evaluation System
-Conduct required activities
-Provide feedback to provider members
-Aggregate data for reporting to national event database (if PSO chooses)
Question and Answer
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