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Journey to to Standardization Journey 1992: First report to Congress: The Uniform Needs Assessment Instrument. 1992 2013: PAC Reform Congressional Hearing: “The resounding theme across the more than 70 letters received was the need for standardized PAC assessment data across Medicare PAC settings. ” 2012: Development of standardized functional status outcome quality measures commences. 2014: Improving Medicare Post. Acute Care Transformation Act of 2014 (IMPACT Act). 2005: Med. PAC report calling for the collection of uniform patient assessment information. 2008 -2010: The Post. Acute Care Payment Reform Demonstration Sep 2005: Deficit Nov (PAC PRD). CARE Jan. Tool Reduction Act design, national test, of 2005 (DRA). and preparation for final report to Congress. 2000: Benefits Improvement & Protection Act (BIPA): Develop standardized assessment instruments. 1999: Med. PAC report calling for the collection of uniform patient assessment information. 2018: IRF PPS and SNF PDPM payment system adoptions. 2016: Med. PAC report on unified prospective payment system for post-acute care. 2012: PAC PRD Report to Congress recommending additional legislation. Mar May 2011 -2012: Med. PAC report calling for outcomebased measures in IRFs and HHAs. 2010: Med. PAC report calling for the collection of uniform patient assessment information. Jul 2016 - ongoing: work on payment modeling incorporating Sep functional status. Nov 2015 -2017: CMS functional status items, Section GG: Functional Abilities and Goals, implemented. 2014: Technical Expert Panel on replacing legacy items with standardized items in the IRF payment system. 2018 and ongoing 2018: The Percent of Patients with an Admission and Discharge Functional Assessment and a Care Plan That Addresses Function reported on IRF and SNF Compare.