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President Signs IMPACT Act of 2014

Long Term Care Providers to Standardize Assessment Data The Improving Medicare Post- Acute Transformation Act of 2014 (IMPACT) or HR 4994,was signed into law  on Monday, October 6, 2014. The enacted law mandates that hospices be surveyed at least once every three years through FY 2025 and implements a medical review process for hospices who have […]

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U.S. House & Senate Pass Medicare Post-Acute Care Bill

The bipartisan, bicameral bill to standardize patient assessments among the four post-acute care providers, known as the Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation (IMPACT) Act of 2014 (H.R. 4994/S. 2553) passed by voice vote in both the U.S. House and Senate last week, and is now awaiting signature from the President.  If it becomes law, IMPACT […]

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