As COVID-19 spreads throughout the U.S., LTC providers face unique challenges to keep their high-risk residents safe. In an effort to fully understand the challenges SNFs are currently facing as a result of the virus, we’d like readers to complete a survey to tell us about their challenges.
In its latest MLN Connects newsletter, CMS stated that the Office of Inspector General (OIG) determined that payments for Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility (IRF) services did not comply with Medicare billing requirements.
A truly successful SNF optimizes quality outcomes and reimbursement for their Medicare Part A patients. The Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM) supports this concept by shifting the focus from quantity of services to drive payments to basing payments on resident characteristics and quality outcomes. Outcomes are person centered, and SNFs can utilize several programs to provide that person-centered care.