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CMS experts to present on SNF Value-Based Purchasing Program, March 15

On Wednesday, March 15, 1:30pm – 3:00pm ET, CMS experts will present on the Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program, including confidential quarterly feedback reports and implementation guidance. During this call, listeners will:

  • Gain an understanding of the significance of readmissions and how SNF risk-standardized readmission rates are computed
  • Learn how to navigate through the Quality Improvement and Evaluation System (QIES) and the Certification and Survey Provider Enhanced Reporting (CASPER) application systems to report SNF quality performance

A question and answer session follows the presentation.

The SNF VBP Program will begin in FY 2019. To register for the call, click here.