Table 35

Outcome Measures for HF

MeasureDeveloper
Congestive HF mortality rate (NQF endorsed)Agency for Health Research and Quality
HF 30-day mortality rate (NQF endorsed)Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Congestive HF admission rate (NQF endorsed)Agency for Health Research and Quality
HF 30-day risk-standardized HF readmission rate (NQF endorsed)Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

HF indicates heart failure; and NQF, National Quality Forum.