CMS to Begin Field Testing Standardized Assessment Data Across PAC

The Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation Act of 2014 (The IMPACT Act of 2014) requires the submission of standardized data for specific assessment categories and quality measure domains using the assessment instruments CMS currently requires for use by Long-Term Acute Care Hospitals (LTCHs), Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs), Home Health Agencies (HHAs), and Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities…