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Heart Failure

The PMC reviewed relevant performance measures and makes the following recommendations.

July 2018 version of printable recommendations.

ACP supports this measure.

ID# NQF: 2455

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Post-Discharge Appointment for Heart Failure Patients

Percentage of patients, regardless of age, discharged from an inpatient facility to ambulatory care or home health care with a principal discharge diagnosis of heart failure for whom a follow up appointment was scheduled and documented prior to discharge (as specified).
Date Reviewed: Jul. 21, 2018

ACP supports this measure with modifications.

ID# NQF: 2439

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Post-Discharge Appointment for Heart Failure Patients

Patients for whom a follow-up appointment for an office or home health visit for management of heart failure was scheduled within 7 days post-discharge and documented including location, date, and time.
Date Reviewed: Jul. 21, 2018