The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule for fiscal year 2021 that updates Medicare payment rates and the quality programs for skilled nursing facilities. If finalized, updates would take effect October 1, 2020.
For more information on proposals including a market basket increase, monitoring of the PDPM clinical diagnosis mapping, changes in SNF PPS wage index, and SNF VBP updates, review Reliant’s Real Time Memo.
Click for the SNF PPS CMS Fact Sheet and for the Proposed Rule.
Comments are being accepted until June 9, 2020.