Comment Period for IMPACT Act Measures Extended to Friday, February 5, 2016
The public comment period for “Medicare Spending Per Beneficiary – Post-Acute Care (MSPB-PAC) Resource Use Measures” has been extended to February 5, 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). We ask that stakeholders provide comments regarding the overall episode construction methodology, exclusions, and the risk adjustment approach. We are also interested in stakeholders’ comments on the treatment of episodes with hospice. Information on this measure is available on the public comment website. Send your comments to mspb-pac-measures-support@
acumenllc.com by 11:59pm ET on Friday, February 5, 2016.