APIC submits comments to CMS on proposed medication profile

APIC submitted comments to CMS on proposed quality measures to satisfy the Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation (IMPACT) Act of 2014 domain of: Transfer of Health Information and Care Preferences When an Individual Transitions — Medication Profile Transferred to Provider/ Medication Profile Transferred to Patient. APIC’s comments focused on ensuring that medication profiles that accompany patients when they transfer to and from care settings provide information to assist providers in antibiotic stewardship and reduction of MDROs.