The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has contracted with the RAND Corporation to develop standardized patient/resident assessment data elements in alignment with the Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation Act of 2014 (IMPACT Act).
CMS seeks comments from stakeholders on data elements that meet the IMPACT Act domains of:
- cognitive function and mental status
- medical conditions and co-morbidities
- medication reconciliation
- care preferences
The Call for Public Comment period opens on April 26, 2017 and closes on June 26, 2017.
For more information, view the public comment webpage.