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McKnight's Long-Term Care News, May 2019, Page 4, John Kane

CMS combing the data as it narrows PDPM adjustment targets

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has been monitoring and conducting “very comprehensive data analysis” to identify any trends or changes in provider behavior, payments and beneficiary care quality since implementing the Patient Driven Payment Model, agency leaders said Thursday.

CMS to providers: Help us determine your PDPM cuts

Providers will have a say in how the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recalibrates its Patient-Driven Payment Model, agency officials reiterated in a call with skilled nursing operators Thursday where they outlined their attempt to rein in spending. Agency officials encouraged providers to submit suggestions for particular cost-cutting methods during a SNF/Long-Term Care Open…

Refocus on capturing PDPM drivers to improve care, quality and reimbursement

With the prioritization of COVID-19 vaccinations in nursing facilities since late December, facilities nationwide have seen  a significant decline in both new cases and deaths among resident populations. Though the decline of COVID-19 cases is very encouraging, many skilled nursing facilities are now facing widespread  systemic issues that the pandemic exposed. Ongoing and dynamic infection…

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