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CMS to Hold Forum on IMPACT Act Measures

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will hold a special open door forum to provide information and solicit feedback on the Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation Act of 2014 (IMPACT Act). The forum will also address standardizing patient assessment data across post-acute care settings, including skilled-nursing facilities, home health agencies, inpatient rehabilitation facilities and long-term care hospitals.

The conference call will be held Feb. 2 from 11 a.m. to noon (PT). To join, dial (800) 837-1935 and enter conference ID 17589814. Participants may submit questions in advance to PACQualityInitiative@cms.hhs.gov. Materials for the call are posted to the IMPACT Act of 2014 page of the CMS website. A transcript and audio recording will be available for download on the forum website.    

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