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On Tuesday, November 27, 2018, the RAND Corporation (a contractor for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services), will hold a stakeholder meeting to discuss their results from the Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation (IMPACT) Act national beta test of candidate standardized patient assessment data elements (SPADEs). They will also discuss areas of support and key concerns raised by stakeholders during prior engagement activities and answer questions from attendees.

The meeting will be held at the RAND offices, 1200 South Hayes St., Arlington, VA 22202-5050, from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm.

Attendees can register to attend in person or by phone using the links below. The limited number of in-person spaces will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Contact Melissa Dehoff, RCPA Rehabilitation Services Director, with questions.

On February 23, 2017, from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will host a call, “Looking Ahead: The IMPACT Act in 2017,” focusing on the Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation (IMPACT Act) of 2014. The IMPACT Act requires the reporting of standardized patient assessment data by post-acute care (PAC) providers, including inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRFs), skilled nursing facilities (SNFs), home health agencies (HHAs), and long-term care hospitals (LTCHs). Agenda topics during this call will include the requirements, goals, progress to date, and key milestones for 2017. CMS will also convene a question and answer session following the presentation. To participate in the call, registration is required.

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A national provider call focusing on the Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation (IMPACT) Act of 2014 has been scheduled by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The call has been scheduled for Wednesday, October 21, 2015, from 1:00 – 3:00 pm. Agenda topics include:

  • Legislative requirements of the IMPACT Act related to the use of standardized data, quality measures, resource use, and other measures for Skilled Nursing Facilities, Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities, Long-Term Care Hospitals, and Home Health Agencies
  • Participation in the quality measure assessment and development process
  • Opportunities for stakeholder engagement and input

To participate in this call, providers must register. Space may be limited so early registration is recommended.