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Expand What are the inclusion criteria for the DFR?What are the inclusion criteria for the DFR?
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Expand What do I do if the provider numbers listed in my DFR are wrong?What do I do if the provider numbers listed in my DFR are wrong?
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Expand Where can I find information from CMS regarding the ESRD quality measures posted on DFC?Where can I find information from CMS regarding the ESRD quality measures posted on DFC?
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Expand When does the QDFC preview period end?When does the QDFC preview period end?
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Important Dates
2/1/2014
QDFC-Preview for 04/14 report posted

2/1/2014 - 2/15/2014
QDFC-Preview for 04/14 Comment period

4/17/2014
DFC website refresh

For a detailed list of dates, click here.
New for the Quarterly Dialysis Facility Compare (QDFC)
Measures that were reported in the QDFC-Preview for January 2014 report are currently displayed on the DFC website Facilities will be able to preview reports and submit comments about their QDFC-Preview for April 2014 reports from February 1, 2014 (12:01 AM, ET) through February 15,2014 (5:00 PM ET).  The DFC website will be refreshed on April 17, 2014 with the measures from the QDFC-Preview for April 2014 report.
New for the Dialysis Facility Report (DFR)
The 2013 DFRs are currently available.   The 2013 DFRs and Profiles are now available to State Surveyors.
New for the Quality Incentive Program
The Payment Year (PY) 2014 QIP Final Performance Score Reports (PSRs) and Performance Score Certificates (PSCs) will be available on Friday, December 13, 2013.   Facilities are required to post both English and Spanish versions of the PY 2014 PSC by the first business day of 2014.

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