Press Releases and News

April 01, 2013
IMPAQ International’s ongoing collaboration with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on the Medicare Data Sharing Program
April 01, 2013
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has recently announced the availability of the next set of Medicare Claims Public Use Files (PUFs) for research, developed by IMPAQ International and its collaborators.
February 27, 2013
The U.S. Department of Labor’s (USDOL) Employment and Training Administration (ETA) announced in a Training and Employment Notice ( on February 19, 2013 and USDOL News Brief ( on February 21, 2013 the availability of approximately $80,000 in funding for the 2012 ETA Research Papers Program.
February 22, 2013
In an interview earlier this month with Readmission News, a leading national newsletter on hospital readmissions, IMPAQ President Dr. Cary Sennett underscored the importance of innovations, such as the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Partnership for Patients (PfP) initiative and the Community-Based Care Transitions Program (CCTP),to reducing the risk and rate of readmission.
February 12, 2013
IMPAQ is pleased to announce the inclusion of a chapter, co-authored by Drs. Cary Sennett (IMPAQ’s President) and Donald Nichols, (Practice Area Lead for Health Care Finance at IMPAQ), in a new McGraw-Hill textbook for IT professionals.
February 12, 2013
IMPAQ International is pleased to announce that Sally Turbyville, a Senior Research Associate in IMPAQ’s Health Division and the leader of IMPAQ’s Quality of Care & Performance Measurement Practice, has been selected as a member of URAC’s Measures Advisory Group. URAC is an independent, nonprofit organization, well-known as a leader in promoting health care quality through its accreditation, education and measurement programs. URAC’s Measures Advisory Group (MAG) was created to provide expertise on measurement and psychometrics to URAC on measures.
September 05, 2012
IMPAQ International is pleased to announce that its President, Dr. Cary Sennett, has been elected President of the National Education Association’s Health Information Network (NEA HIN) by NEA HIN’s Board of Directors, and began his service as President on September 1st.  
August 01, 2012
IMPAQ’s President, Dr. Cary Sennett, has offered predictions on the pace and direction of reform in “Health Care Payment Reform:  A Look Ahead,” an article published in the Summer 2012 Issue of “Prescriptions for Excellence in Health Care.”  Dr.
July 03, 2012
IMPAQ International is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a five year contract with the U.S. Department of Labor to implement the Job Corps National Data Collection project.  The award is a re-compete of this contract, which IMPAQ has held since 2006.
June 01, 2012
IMPAQ is a sponsor of the 2012 Health Data Initiative (HDI) Forum III "Health Datapalooza". IMPAQ will be presenting on our efforts to develop public use files to make healthcare claims data available for research.  Additional information can be found at the Health Datapalooza website.