Post-Acute Care

Oct 5, 2018
The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission today reviewed its upcoming research on payment for a defined episode of post-acute care, which augments its prior development of a common prospective payment system for home health agencies, skilled nursing facilities, inpatient rehabilitation facilities…
Jun 24, 2020
The Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation (IMPACT) Act of 2014 was enacted, in part, to develop a unified payment model for the post-acute care (PAC) field, recognizing that payment needed to be modernized for the four PAC settings – home health (HH) agencies, skilled nursing facilities…
Jun 24, 2020
On behalf of our nearly 5,000 member hospitals, health systems and other health care organizations, and our clinician partners – including 3,000 post-acute care providers, the American Hospital Association (AHA) writes in support of resetting the Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation (…
Jun 11, 2020
Resources from the LTCH PPS: Proposed Rule FY 2021 member call held June 10, 2020. Listen to the call below. View the presentation slides and Regulatory Advisory under key resources.   Listen to the LTCH PPS: Proposed Rule FY 2021 member call.
May 19, 2020
Stat Blog: Partnerships Provide Better Patient Access to Post-acute Care Advancing Health Podcast: Acute and Post-acute Care Providers Join Forces Stat Blog: Provide Better Care by Embracing Changes in Rehabilitation
Feb 10, 2020
President Trump today submitted to Congress his budget request for fiscal year 2021.
Sep 18, 2019
As part of National Rehabilitation Week, the AHA Advancing Health podcast focuses on partnerships between acute care hospitals and post-acute care facilities.
Sep 17, 2019
As part of National Rehabilitation Week, Jason Bernd, president and COO of Novant Health Charlotte Orthopedic Hospital in North Carolina, writes about the value of strong partnerships with post-acute providers to improve coordination of care, lower costs and improve outcomes for patients.
Aug 20, 2019
Policymakers should provide a stable environment for post-acute care providers to implement existing reforms and evaluate their impact, writes Jim Prister, CEO of RML Specialty Hospital in Hinsdale, Ill., and chair of the AHA’s Post-acute Care Steering Committee.