CMS Holds Call on Data Element Library for Post-Acute Care

On March 19, 2019, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will hold a call from 1:30 to 3 pm ET on the recently released CMS Data Element Library (DEL). The DEL is a database of post-acute care patient assessment content mapped to nationally accepted health information (IT) technology standards to support interoperable health information exchange between providers and with patients. There will be a Q&A session following the presentation, including an opportunity to provide feedback.

Topics covered include:

  • The patient story: Use cases for health information exchange and care coordination
  • The Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation Act and the DEL
  • Data interoperability: Benefits and challenges
  • DEL next steps: FHIR®

The target audience is health care providers, health IT vendors, standards development organizations, industry professionals and other interested stakeholders.

Registration is available here.


For more information visit the McDermottPlus Payment Innovation Resource Center or contact Sheila Madhani at 202-204-1459 or