CMS is Providing and extension of the Public Comment Call Web Posting for the measure: “Medicare Spending Per Beneficiary – Post-Acute Care (MSPB-PAC) Resource Use Measures”
The Call for Public Comment period that opened on January 13, 2016 and has been extended to close on January 29, 2016.
CMS encourages interested parties to submit comments on these draft measures mandated by the Improving Post-Acute Care Medicare Transformation Act of 2014 (IMPACT Act). CMS asks that stakeholders provide comments regarding the overall episode construction methodology, exclusions, and the risk adjustment approach. CMS is also interested in stakeholders’ comments on the treatment of episodes with hospice.
The information on this measure is posted on https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/
Quality-Initiatives-Patient- Assessment-Instruments/MMS/ CallforPublicComment.html
We encourage you to send your comments to mspb-pac-measures-support@
Comments are due by 11:59pm ET, Friday, January 29, 2016