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Advising the Congress on Medicare issues
MedPAC > Recommendations > Prospective payment for post-acute care: current issues and long-term agenda (B)

Prospective payment for post-acute care: current issues and long-term agenda (B)

March 1, 2001

While implementing the Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP Benefits Improvement and Protection Act of 2000 provision to develop patient assessment instruments with comparable common data elements, the Secretary should minimize reporting burden and unnecessary complexity while assuring that only necessary data are collected for payment and quality monitoring.

Topics: Post-acute care.