CMS Discharge Planning Requirements

12/05/2019 - The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services issued a final rule requiring hospitals to provide patients with access to information about post-acute care provider choices. These include performance on important quality measures at the time of patient discharge.

The rule also implements requirements from the Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation Act of 2014.

Read more about the IMPACT Act of 2014 from the Academy.