Tag: patient assessment data

More SNF volunteers needed for CMS PAC data collection study

Patient assessment data elements collected across PAC settings must be standardized, according to requirements mandated by the IMPACT Act. CMS has contracted with the RAND Corporation to develop and implement standardized patient assessment data elements mandated by the IMPACT Act. This effort is taking place over a three-year period from October 2015 through September 2018. […]

SNF Compare website to launch October 2018

During a status update call regarding the Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation Act of 2014 (IMPACT Act) on Thursday, February 23, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that a Skilled Nursing Facility Compare website is on schedule to launch in October of 2018. Data published on the website will include information collected […]