Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility-Patient Assessment Instrument

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Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility–Patient Assessment Instrument

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IRF-PAI

An assessment of functional independence used to determine rates of prospective payment for patients discharged by inpatient rehabilitation facilities.
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Medicare beneficiaries discharged from an inpatient rehabilitation facility between January 1, 2010 and November 30, 2011 were identified in the IRF-PAI file.
The IRF-PAI lists 14 categories within the discharge to living setting variable.
Social support was a three-level variable (family/friends, paid/other, or none) based on integrating responses from two variables in the IRF-PAI file: marital status and living with others prior to admission.
The IRF-PAI contains 18 items from the Functional Independence Measure (FIM) (UB Foundation Activities, 2004).
Riverside Rehabilitation Institute anticipates significant results from improved IRF-PAI documentation and scoring across all disciplines resulting in optimized efficiency and maximized revenue from the MediLinks implementation," said Renee K.
The product will improve efficiencies related to timeliness of charges, scoring for the IRF-PAI and communication among health care providers.