Inpatient Rehab Facility-Patient Assessment Instrument

The Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Patient Assessment Instrument (IRF-PAI) is collected on all Medicare patients who receive services from an inpatient rehabilitation unit or hospital. The data collected for IRF-PAI are used to measure quality of care.

What does this file include? (variable highlights)

  • Pre-hospitalization living situation
  • Co-morbid conditions
  • Communication status
  • Functional status

Availability of this file


CY 2002-2022

Date Requests Can Be Accepted for Upcoming Releases:

CY 2023 available 01/2025

The years listed reflect the most recent full year available from the CCW. IRF-PAI Assessment data from CMS can typically be requested within three months of the target date.

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