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SNF Quality Reporting Program Update

Homes that failed to meet requirements of the Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Quality Reporting Program (QRP) for calendar year 2017 have been notified of this via letters that were mailed and placed in the provider’s CASPER folder on the Quality Improvement and Evaluation System (QIES) on July 9, 2018. If a provider was out of compliance in 2017, their Medicare Part A rates effective Oct. 1, 2019 will be reduced. A provider receiving notification of non-compliance has until Aug. 7, 2018 to file a reconsideration request. Instructions on how to do so are included in the letter and are available on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) SNF-QRP website here.

Contact: Darius Kirstein, dkirstein@leadingageny.org, 518-867-8841