CMS releases FY 2016 Final Rule
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UDSMR's comment letter to CMS
Click here for our letter to CMS regarding FY 2016 IRF Proposed Rule. 

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Measurement article co-authored by Dr. Carl Granger and Paulette Niewczyk, MPH, PhD

IRF Update, Transmittal 1459, effective 07/01/2015: Inclusion of Assessment Identifier Number
This transmittal has been rescinded.  Click here to view the notification from CMS

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UDSMR is a not-for-profit organization affiliated with the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York. Since its inception in 1987, UDSMR has provided the most comprehensive rehabilitation data to the industry. Dr. Carl V. Granger, executive director of both UDSMR and the Center for Functional Assessment Research, is the father of The FIM System®.
  • UDSMR maintains the world’s largest database for medical rehabilitation outcomes.

  • Facilities worldwide use UDSMR’s measurement system to document patient functionality throughout medical rehabilitation.

  • The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) adopted UDSMR’s FIM™ instrument for the IRF-PPS.

  • UDSMR® products are widely used for CARF accreditation and meet The Joint Commission’s criteria for inclusion in the accreditation process.

  • UDSMR is the vendor of choice for approximately 70% of the inpatient rehabilitation facility (IRF) industry.

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