IMPACT Act’s “Spending per Beneficiary” Measure to include Hospice Payments

Since passage of the Improving Post-Acute Care Transformation Act of 2014 (IMPACT Act), the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has been working to develop cross-cutting measures that will be applicable to post-acute care providers (home health agencies, skilled nursing facilities, inpatient rehabilitation facilities, and long term care hospitals).   One set of measures with…