General Question for the Week of June 25, 2018

General Compliance Question of the Week


What is the new Medicare legislation called IMPACT about?


On September 18, 2014, Congress passed the Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation Act of 2014 (the IMPACT Act).  The Act requires, among other significant activities, the reporting of standardized patient-assessment data with regard to quality measures, and patient assessment instrument categories. It applies to by long-term care hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and inpatient rehabilitation facilities.

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