Stay up to date on the implications of ever-changing reimbursement models in the post-acute care continuum. Below are resources to help you understand what current changes mean, how to prepare and what your organizations can do to maximize your reimbursement potential.
Reimbursement Insights for Post-Acute Professionals
PDPM: Looking Back and Planning Ahead – SNF Data
Senior Healthcare Specialist Maria Arellano reviews MDS items that impact the PDPM components. One simple way to evaluate your data is to look at the percentage of assessments in the individual drivers for each component.
Early PDPM Numbers Aren’t What SNFs Expected: Problematic?
Ask any middle school student in a science class how many variables you should change when testing something new and you’ll get a resounding chorus of the right answer—one. In 2020, SNFs and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) were collectively excited to follow this guidance with the transition to the Patient Driven…Read More
Value-Based Payment – Time for a Return on Investments
You get what you pay for. For years, CMS paid for volume and that’s exactly what they got- lots of rehab, lots of tests, lots of specialists; lots of volume. But despite paying a lot for healthcare, our national outcomes remained mixed when compared to other similar countries, particularly in the areas of life expectancy,…Read More
Strategies for Combating Unfavorable PDPM Trends
This is the final blog in our 3-part series focused on looking back at PDPM data thus far so you can plan. Part 1 focuses on key SNF data; Part 2 focuses on compliance and risk. The final blog in our PDPM “Looking Back/Planning Ahead” series focuses on strategies to address the unfavorable data patterns…Read More