Tag: RAND Contract

Public comments due June 26 for IMPACT Act data elements

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 […]

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 […]