Tag: SNF Quality Reporting Program

SNF Quality Reporting deadline tomorrow, June 1

Tomorrow, June 1, is the deadline for all SNFs receiving Medicare funding to have all their MDS forms for admissions/discharges happening between October 1, 2016 and December 31, 2016 completed. This requirement must be met in order to remain compliant with the SNF Quality Reporting Deadline. SNFs that do not comply with this requirement risk […]

CMS proposes 1% Medicare pay boost for SNFs in FY18 and new quality program provisions

On Thursday, April 27, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a proposed rule that increases Medicare payments to skilled nursing facilities (SNF) by $390 million in fiscal year 2018, a 1% pay raise. This number is lower than the previous year, which showed a 2.1% increase, or $800 million increase, last April. […]

Deadline approaching for SNF QRP submission

The submission deadline for Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Quality Reporting Program (QRP) is approaching. Minimum data set (MDS) assessment data for October-December (Q4) of calendar year (CY) 2016 is due with this submission deadline. All data must be submitted no later than 11:59 p.m. Pacific Standard Time on May 15, 2017. Click here for the […]

SNF Compare website to launch October 2018

During a status update call regarding the Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation Act of 2014 (IMPACT Act) on Thursday, February 23, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that a Skilled Nursing Facility Compare website is on schedule to launch in October of 2018. Data published on the website will include information collected […]