Tag: payment rule

CMS proposes payment rule for FY 2021

On April 10, 2020, CMS issued a proposed rule [CMS-1737-P] for fiscal year (FY) 2021 that updates the Medicare payment rates and quality programs for SNFs. The proposed rule affects Medicare payment to SNFs, as well as includes proposals that reduce provider burden and may help providers in the COVID-19 response, according to the CMS […]

LeadingAge weighs in on proposed payment rule

The comment period for the Medicare proposed rule for SNFs just ended. Here’s what LeadingAge had to say in comments submitted: Wage Index Adjustment As CMS continues to utilize the hospital wage index in developing the SNF wage index, and changes have been proposed in the Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) proposed rule to […]

Free webinar on PDPM

The new SNF payment rule is final. Learn what you need to do to prepare in HCPro’s FREE webinar. When: Wed, Aug 22, 2018 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM EDT Register here. The Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM) is designed to replace the current SNF payment methodology known as RUG-IV. The effective date of the change […]