Proposed Rule FY2018 SNF PPS

On May 4, 2017, in Industry News, by AQ-IQ LLC

This proposed rule would update the payment rates used under the prospective payment system (PPS) for skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) for fiscal year (FY) 2018. It also proposes to revise and rebase the market basket index by updating the base year from 2010 to 2014, and by adding a new cost category for Installation, Maintenance, […]

SNF PPS Final Rule FY2017

On August 1, 2016, in Announcements, Documents, by AQ-IQ LLC

This Final Rule addresses the Skilled Nursing Facility Prospective Payment System and Consolidated Billing as well as the SNF Value-Based Purchasing Program, the SNF Quality Reporting Program, and SNF Payment Models Research. Read the Final Rule in the Federal Register for August 5, 2016  

SNF Proposed Rule FY2017

On April 26, 2016, in Archives, by AQ-IQ LLC

On April 21, 2016, CMS issued a proposed rule [CMS-1645-P] outlining proposed Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Medicare payment rates and quality programs for skilled nursing facilities (SNFs). The FY 2017 proposals and other issues discussed in the proposed rule are summarized below. The proposed policies in the proposed rule continue to shift Medicare payments from […]

IRF Solid Footing: Competing with SNF

SNF PPS and Consolidated Billing 2014 Final Rule

On August 7, 2013, in Archives, by AQ-IQ LLC

This final rule updates the payment rates used under the prospective payment system for skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) for fiscal year (FY) 2014. In addition, it revises and rebases the SNF market basket, revises and updates the labor related share, and makes certain technical and conforming revisions in the regulations text. This final rule also […]

Proposed Rule Updates SNF PPS Rates for FY2014

On May 1, 2013, in Industry News, by AQ-IQ LLC

The FY2014 proposals are summarized below. Changes to payment rates under the SNF Prospective Payment System (PPS)   Based on proposed changes contained within this rule, CMS estimates that aggregate payments to SNFs will increase by $500 million, or 1.4 percent, from payments in FY 2013. This estimated increase is attributable to the 2.3 percent […]

Medicare SNF Manual CR 2362

On October 8, 2012, in Documents, by AQ-IQ LLC

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