March 1, 2011

SCIP measures to weigh in Medicare pay starting in 2013

By: OR Manager

The dawn of hospital pay for quality has arrived. Hospitals have been reporting Surgical Care Improvement Project (SCIP) measures and other quality measures to Medicare for public display. Now starting in fiscal year 2013, how well they perform on 7 of the SCIP measures and 18 other measures will determine in part how much they are paid by Medicare.

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