Modified Sections of the Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Patient Assessment Instrument (IRF-PAI)

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP
Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare

The new and modified sections of the IRF-PAI, effective October 1, 2023 proposed for the IRF QRP in the FY 2023 IRF PPS Proposed Rule (CMS-1767-P), can be found in the Downloads section on the IRF-PAI and IRF-PAI Manual webpage. 

The direct link to the draft 31-page IRF-PAI v4.1 (effective October 1, 2023) can be found here.

CMS-IRF-PAI-Manual-Version-4.0-Effective October 1, 2022 (ZIP) is the manual that will be used with that IRF-PAI instrument.

Both the draft version 4.1 and the manual for the 10/1/2022 version 4.0 were posted on April 1, 2022.

Reference/review this blog for information about the FY 2023 IRF PPS Proposed Rule.  This proposed rule is scheduled for publication in the Federal Register on Wednesday, April 6, 2022.