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FY 2021 Medicare Part A Final Rule Summary

LeadingAge NY memo provides summary of FY 2021 SNF PPS Final Rule and links to rate tables and calculators.

August 25, 2020


CMS Proposes Updates to Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

Changes could result in major cut to Part B therapy reimbursement.

August 11, 2020


Medicare Part B Coverage of Flu, Pneumonia, and Hepatitis B Vaccines

Updated LeadingAge NY memo addresses coverage and payment in various settings.

August 10, 2020


CMS to Hold SNF Open Door Forum on Aug. 6th

Discussion topics include PBJ, SNF PPS rule.

August 3, 2020


CMS Finalizes SNF Medicare Payment and Policy Rule

The rule that establishes Medicare Part A rates for nursing homes and updates quality payment policies contains only minor changes this year.

August 4, 2020


CMS Updates Guidance on Nursing Home Waiver Provisions

CMS adds criteria for using Medicare flexibilities into Medicare billing reference.

June 30, 2020


LeadingAge NY Comments on SNF PPS Proposed Rule

Association calls on CMS to cover COVID-19-related costs in Medicare payments.

June 15, 2020


CMS Releases Medicare FFS Billing Instructions

Instructions address when to use “CR” modifier and “DR” condition code for billing services during COVID-19 pandemic.

June 1, 2020


Sequestration Suspended Starting May 1st

FFS Medicare payments will not be subject to long-standing 2 percent cut for the remainder of the year.

April 28, 2020


CMS Issues SNF PPS Proposed Rule

SNF PPS rule proposes 2.3 percent inflation increase, envisions minor policy changes.

April 14, 2020
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