Skilled Nursing Facility: Proposed FY 2019 Payment and Policy Changes

CMS issued a proposed rule outlining proposed FY 2019 Medicare payment updates and proposed quality program changes for Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs).

Proposed Rule Details:

• Advancing My HealthEData: Request for Information from stakeholders
• Modernizing the SNF Prospective Payment System (PPS) Case-mix Classification System
• SNF Quality Reporting Program (QRP)
• SNF Value-Based Purchasing Program (VBP)
• Payment rate changes under SNF PPS

Use the following resources for more information:

Proposed Rule: CMS will accept comments until June 26
Press Release
SNF PPS website
SNF QRP website
IMPACT Act of 2014 Data Standardization & Cross Setting Measures webpage
SNF VBP Program website

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