SNF PPS PDPM: Get Ready for Implementation on Oct. 1st
On Oct. 1st, the new Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM) will replace the Resource Utilization Group (RUG), Version IV for the Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Prospective Payment System (PPS). The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is offering the following resources to help SNFs prepare:
- PDPM webpage, including fact sheets, frequently asked questions (FAQs), presentation, and coding crosswalks/classification logic;
- Materials from the December Medicare Learning Network (MLN) call;
- New Medicare Webpage on PDPM MLN Matters article; and
- Implementation of the SNF PDPM MLN Matters article.