RCS-1

CMS wants more comments on possible overhaul of therapy pay rules

CMS wants more comments on possible overhaul of therapy pay rules

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Despite the closing of the official comment period, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services officials said Thursday they will still accept feedback from providers on a proposal to replace the current skilled nursing therapy reimbursement method.

RCS-1 is a complete rewrite of therapy reimbursement rules

RCS-1 is a complete rewrite of therapy reimbursement rules

With Resident Classification System, Version I (RCS-1), the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is considering significant changes to the reimbursement model for therapy.

The cheese has moved ... will Sniff find it?

The cheese has moved ... will Sniff find it?

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Imagine my surprise when several people came bearing the shocking news that "the MDS will not matter anymore" and that RCS-1 is "the end of the MDS." Wait, what? Not on your life!