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CMS conference call Wednesday to focus on RUG-IV, MDS 3.0

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will host a conference call Wednesday to discuss the Skilled Nursing Facility Prospective Payment System Resource Utilization Group-Version 4 (RUG-IV).

CMS to host call on interim implementation of RUG-IV

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will hold a conference call for skilled nursing home providers on the Resource Utilization Group-Version IV (RUG-IV) system this Wednesday, June 23, from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. EDT. The toll-free call will review key aspects of the RUG-IV case-mix system, which will take effect on an interim basis on Oct. 1, 2010, according to the agency.