42 CFR 460.136 - Internal quality assessment and performance improvement activities.
(a) Quality assessment and performance improvement requirements. A PACE organization must do the following:
(3) Incorporate actions resulting in performance improvement into standards of practice for the delivery of care and periodically track performance to ensure that any performance improvements are sustained over time.
(4) Set priorities for performance improvement, considering prevalence and severity of identified problems, and give priority to improvement activities that affect clinical outcomes.
(5) Immediately correct any identified problem that directly or potentially threatens the health and safety of a PACE participant.
(b) Quality assessment and performance improvement coordinator. A PACE organization must designate an individual to coordinate and oversee implementation of quality assessment and performance improvement activities.
(1) A PACE organization must ensure that all interdisciplinary team members, PACE staff, and contract providers are involved in the development and implementation of quality assessment and performance improvement activities and are aware of the results of these activities.
Title 42 published on 2014-10-01
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