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

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

March 1, 2001

Until a core set of common data elements for post-acute care is developed, the Secretary should require the Functional Independence Measure as the patient assessment tool for the inpatient rehabilitation prospective payment system.

Topics: Post-acute care.