CHA News Article

New IRF PAI Training Manual Available From CMS

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released the new Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Patient Assessment Instrument (IRF PAI) training manual. The revised manual, attached, offers instructions for completing IRF PAIs submitted on or after Oct. 1, and includes information about reporting quality measures and pressure ulcers. CMS plans to issue additional manual revisions in the future to address changes that will be required beginning Oct. 1, 2016. More information about the IRF PAI is available on the CMS website.