A model that is not based on volume and that measures patient outcomes. “One key provider advocate is expressing optimism that a pending new payment system will spare operators from therapy upcoding lawsuits like the one settled for $10 million Wednesday. Implementation of the Patient-Driven Payment Model will reward valueContinue Reading

The SNF VBP (Value-Based Purchasing Program), begins Oct 1, 2018 and rewards Skilled Nursing Facilities with motivational payments for performance on reducing hospital re-admissions known as the Skilled Nursing Facility 30-Day All-Cause Readmission Measure (SNFRM). The calculation is based on a facility’s re-hospitalization rate in Calendar Year 2017 or improvementContinue Reading

Good read. Get informed. SNF world is changing once again. Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM): “The agency said the new SNF classification system model would also allow patients to choose a skilled nursing facility with services tailored to their condition because payments will be tied to condition rather than each specificContinue Reading

Great article on strategy. Reminded me of the first words ever taught to me on strategy by a professor at the Argentine Naval School of War: “There is no such thing as ‘strategic planning’. It’s incongruent. There is strategy, operational planning and tactical execution. All three connected, but different phasesContinue Reading

Agustin Ramos named an Innovator of the Year for NMS Dialysis, the first dialysis company to provide bedside dialysis to residents in a skilled nursing facility. “This year’s Innovators of the Year are on the cutting edge. They represent the best of Maryland in diverse fields such as technology, education,Continue Reading