The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has released a number of additional and updated documents related to the inpatient rehabilitation facility (IRF) review choice demonstration (RCD). Included in these documents are:
- An updated and revised Operational Guide — Clarifies key programmatic details regarding the different review choices and other facets of the demonstration.
- Frequently Asked Questions Document — The FAQ focuses on major areas of confusion on the choice selection and submission processes, the Pre-Claim Review Track, and medical necessity determinations.
- Transcript and Recording — From the June 27, 2023, special open-door forum on the IRF RCD.
Additional information about the IRF RCD can be found on the CMS IRF RCD web page.