Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP
Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is issuing a statement on the Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Patient Assessment Instrument (IRF-PAI) V4.0 and compliance with the Quality Reporting Program (QRP) to address concerns brought forth by the IRF provider community. Additionally, CMS is publishing a Q&A to assist providers in addressing questions they may have about next steps with regard to this topic.
These items can be accessed via Downloads section of the IRF-PAI and IRF-PAI Manual webpage. The direct link to this statement (1 page) is found here. The 3-page Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Patient Assessment Instrument (IRF-PAI) V4.0 and Unplanned is also available