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CMS to Hold Open Door Forum July 25 on Post-Acute Care Quality Reporting
New dial-in and passcode provided

As a reminder, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will host a special open door forum on post-acute care quality reporting programs July 25 at 11 a.m. (PT). During the forum, CMS staff will provide information and solicit feedback about the standardized patient assessment data elements (SPADE), including an update on the progress of national field test data collection, feedback from providers participating in the beta test and upcoming stakeholder engagement activities. Development and implementation of the SPADE comply with the requirements of the Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation Act of 2014 (IMPACT Act).

Note that the dial-in previously provided by CMS has changed to (800) 857-1738, passcode 7785347.

The presentation is now available for download. Questions and comments in advance of the call can be submitted to