SPADE update coming on July 25 Special Open Door Forum
Federal regulators will hold a Special Open Door Forum at 2 p.m. ETC on July 25 to deliver information and solicit feedback on the Standardized Patient Assessment Data Elements (SPADE) in the IMPACT Act.
During the call, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will provide an update on the recent SPADE activities, including progress on national field test data collection, early feedback from providers participating in the beta data collection, and upcoming stakeholder engagement activities during the upcoming year.
Providers, as well as other stakeholders, will be encouraged to contribute questions and comments during the hourlong national conference call. Questions and comments can be filed to PACQualityInitiative@cms.hhs.gov. The presentation will be posted at the IMPACT Act Downloads and Videos web page.
Officials recommend calling in about 10 minutes before the event kicks off. Dial (800) 837-1935 and use conference number 1298728.