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Standardized Assessment

House Ways and Committee Chairman Rep. Dave Camp (R-MI)

Post-acute standardized assessment bill passes House

A bill that would standardize data in post-acute settings moved closer to reality after a House of Representatives voice vote in its favor Tuesday. The House’s approval of the Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation Act (IMPACT) drew praise from the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living.

Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR), chairman of the Senate Finance Committee

Standardized tool for assessing post-acute care is floated in House and Senate

Lawmakers in both houses of Congress have unveiled a draft bill calling for post-acute care providers to furnish standard assessment data, with the goals of enabling better quality oversight and driving Medicare payment reform. The Senate Finance and House Ways and Means committees on Tuesday introduced companion versions of the “Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation Act of 2014” (IMPACT Act).

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