Tag: group therapy

What to consider: SNF Proposed Rule for 2020

The following was written by Reg Hislop for Reg’s Blog. Reposted with permission. . The SNF proposed rule is best characterized as mostly good news. The best news is the proposed market-basket (rate inflation) update of 3%. Subtracting the productivity factor of .5% from the update, SNFs will see a rate increase of 2.5% starting […]

Ten things to note about the proposed SNF rule

A proposed rule, titled Proposed Fiscal Year 2020 Payment and Policy Changes for Medicare Skilled Nursing Facilities (CMS-1718-P), was published in the Federal Register on April 25. Here are ten things you need to know.

Ask the expert: Coding music therapy minutes

Q: When coding music therapy minutes in O0400F, can I include minutes for group therapy with four or less in the group, or can I only code individual minutes? The assessment, physician order, and care plan are all in place. A: The only information I could find on this is contained in the MDS 3.0 […]