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Technical Information

Due to the absence of submitted questions and comments related to the IRF PAI Technical Submission Specifications, the  CMS IRF Vendor Call scheduled for July 12, 2012  from 2:00-3:00 p.m. (ET) has been cancelled. Vendors and software developers should submit technical questions to

Vendor Call

CMS will host an IRF-PAI informational call for IRF-PAI software vendors and developers on Thursday, July 12, 2012.  The vendor call will pertain to the final IRF-PAI Data Specifications for October 2012 release, posted on the Software web page.

Vendors may submit questions specific to the IRF-PAI October 1, 2012 release to the IRF Tech Issues mailbox at  Please include "VENDOR CALL" in the subject line.  Questions must be e-mailed prior to 6:00 PM ET on Thursday 07/05/2012.

Please note that this call will only cover questions specific to the IRF-PAI data specifications and technical information. This call will NOT cover clinical coding, quality reporting requirements or policies, and payment policies.  If you are not a software vendor or developer, do NOT attend this call.

CMS strongly recommends that all vendors attend this call.

Please see Downloads below for further information about the vendor/developer call.