Global Malnutrition Composite Score Expansion Included in 2025 IPPS Proposed Rule

CMS recently released the 2025 Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) Proposed Rule, which includes recommendations for quality measures for future years of the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program. We are pleased to share that expansion of the Global Malnutrition Composite Score (GMCS) to include adults aged 18 and older has been proposed for […]

Upcoming Webinar About The Global Malnutrition Composite Score eCQM

Register now for the upcoming Expert to Expert Series: 2024 New Measure Review Webinar for Global Malnutrition Composite Score eCQM on February 22 12:00 – 1:15 PM ET. The Expert to Expert webinar series provides a deep-dive into measure intent, logic, and other clinical/technical aspects of eCQMs to assist hospitals to improve data use for […]

2023 Measures Under Consideration (MUC) List

Thanks largely to the support of MQii members, the Global Malnutrition Composite Score (GMCS) was adopted in the hospital inpatient quality reporting program (IQR) program beginning with the 2024 performance year focused on the Medicare-age populations of 65 and older.  Since the measure’s approval by CMS, Avalere and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics have […]

Learning Collaborative Training About GMCS Data Collection & Tracking

We hosted a training for Learning Collaborative members about data collection and tracking related to the Global Malnutrition Composite Score (GMCS) on November 7, 2023. After a brief history and background about the GMCS, two Learning Collaborative member hospital systems that are tracking data related to the GMCS and working toward internal measure performance calculations […]

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