Today, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation Act of 2014 (IMPACT Act) transfer of health measures for public review and comment. CMS contracted with the RTI International and Abt Associates to develop cross-setting post-acute care transfer of health information and care preferences quality measures in alignment with the IMPACT Act.
As part of its measure development process, CMS is requesting comments on two draft measure specifications, including:
- Medication Profile Transferred to Provider
- Medication Profile Transferred to Patient
Additional information is provided on the public comment page on the CMS website. The public comment period closes on May 3, 2018.