Congressional approval of H.R. 4994, the IMPACT Act in October 2014, mandates the development and implementation of a standardized post-acute care assessment tool, and paves the way for effective payment reforms.

The IMPACT Act: What’s Ahead

Preventable Readmission Measures

CMS has contracted with RTI International and Abt Associates to develop potentially preventable readmission measures, in alignment with the IMPACT Act and the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 (known as PAMA).


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