Expert hopes PDPM will end False Claims cases like the one that cost SNFs millions on Wednesday

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 value of services provided, rather than volume of services, pointed out Cynthia Morton, executive vice president of the National Association for the Support of Long Term Care.” Read more @mcknights: