CMS gives skilled nursing 2.4% Medicare pay raise, unveils another new resident classification system

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 specific service provided.”

Here is the link to all 2019 Proposed Rules:

Here is the link to the Unpublished Federal Register PDF with the Medicare Program; Prospective Payment System and Consolidated Billing for Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF) Proposed Rule for FY 2019:

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