The MPAC program is modeled after a 2013, CMS (Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services) funded pilot program aimed at eliminating preventable hospitalizations among nursing facility residents. 

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Most medical conditions are episodic in nature. This makes it nearly impossible for the attending physician to be present at the earliest onset of a medical episode. As a result, minor ailments often progress into more serious conditions.