2016 U.S. Dialysis Industry: National Cost & Quality Benchmarking Reports
The 2016 U.S. Dialysis Industry: National Cost & Quality Benchmarking Reports is a comprehensive set of reports which is periodically updated throughout the year to offer the most current data available. The reports offer national cost and quality benchmarking data for the U.S. dialysis industry.
The 2016 Release 2 includes:
- Cost metrics for 2011-2015
- Clinical and quality metrics from the FY2016 Dialysis Facility Reports and from Dialysis Facility Compare (thru Sept. 2015)
- Payment year 2016 QIP scores
- 2016 Star Ratings
- New in this release is reporting on the 2015 introduction of Mircera® in the U.S. dialysis market, as well as recent historical trends in mortality, hospitalization, transplantation and transfusion rates for 2011-2015.
The 2015 cost benchmarks cover 5,235 facilities who were treating about 422,000 patients at year-end. NRAA member organizations cover about 24% of this patient total. Cost reports are updated for all reports processed by CMS through 6/30/2016.
The tool is available to NRAA members as a benefit.