Resources and Tools
Inpatient Psychiatric Facility Quality Reporting Program Resources and Tools
The following documents are designed to assist facilities participating in the Inpatient Psychiatric Facility Quality Reporting (IPFQR) Program.
You can access the IPF Specifications Manual webpage on QualityNet where you can download the Specifications Manual for National Inpatient Psychiatric Facility Quality Measures, Version 1.0. There you will find abstraction guidance and technical specifications pertinent to the IPFQR Program.
To access current or prior versions of the IPFQR Program Manual and the associated Release Notes document, click on the links below:
|IPFQR Program Manual||Date Finalized|
Version 4.0 Release Notes
Version 3.1 Release Notes
Version 3.0 Release Notes
The following tools are designed as optional, informal mechanism to assist IPFs in the collection of data for the IPFQR Program:
- HBIPS-2 and -3
- Screening for Metabolic Disorders
- SUB 2/2a, 3/3a
- TOB 2/2a, 3/3a
- Transition Record Measures (TR-1, -2)
- IMM-2_(Q4 2021 through Q1 2022)
- Non-Measure Data Collection Tool
COVID HCP Measure: Refer to the NHSN Enrollment and Reporting Healthcare Personnel COVID-19 Vaccination Data on-demand webinar for information about the measure.
The following resources are for the claims-based measures in the IPFQR program, which CMS will calculate for FY2023 public reporting using Medicare Fee-for-Service claims data.
|File Name||File Type|
|IPFQR Program Claims-Based Measure Specifications||Download|
|Follow-up After Hospitalization for Mental Illness Codebook||Excel||Download|
|30-Day All-Cause Unplanned Readmission Following Psychiatric Hospitalization-in an Inpatient Psychiatric Facility Codebook||Excel||Download|
|Medication Continuation Following Inpatient Psychiatric Discharge Codebook||Excel||Download|
Resource materials pertaining to the most recent ISR confidential review period for the CBMs are listed below. Each ZIP file contains an example ISR using mock data and a user guide designed to assist in the review of the ISR for the specific measure .