CMS is pleased to announce the availability of the Long Term Care Hospital (LTCH) Continuity Assessment Record and Evaluation (CARE) Data Set. The LTCH-CARE instrument is the assessment tool used for all patients receiving inpatient services in a facility certified as a hospital and designated as a LTCH under the Medicare program. Patient assessment information is collected on admission, discharge and death. This is an all-payer dataset including, but not limited to, Medicare FFS and Medicare Advantage beneficiaries and includes risk scores and condition categories used to calculate risk scores for LTCH quality measure data.
02/14/2020 - 9:00am