Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM)

The Patient-Drive Payment Model (PDPM) is scheduled to begin Oct. 1, 2019, and AANAC is here to help!

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released the Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Skilled Nursing Facility Prospective Payment System (SNF PPS) final rule, which solidified their plans to implement PDPM.  PDPM is set to replace the RUG-IV case-mix classification model that has been the hallmark of SNF PPS for years. This new payment system will be unlike anything SNFs have seen before! You and your staff have a lot to do to get ready for PDPM, and AANAC will be with you the entire way.  Visit this page frequently to get tools, education, and resources to help you lead your team readiness.

August 13 - 14 CMS SNF QRP Training Event: Register to Attend Online or In-person

Posted By: CMS
Post Date: 07/04/2019

REGISTRATION OPEN – SNF QRP Provider In-Person Training Event, August 13 and 14, 2019

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will be hosting a 2-day Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Quality Reporting Program (QRP) in-person ‘Train the Trainer’ event for providers on August 13 and 14, 2019, at the Four Seasons Hotel, 200 International Drive, Baltimore, MD 21202. This event will be open to all SNF providers, associations, and organizations.

Like the May 2019 SNF QRP Provider Training, the primary focus of this 'Train-the-Trainer’ event will be to provide those responsible for training staff at SNFs with information about:

·        The transition to the Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM) which becomes effective on October 1, 2019.

·        A review of SNF QRP changes and updates to the Minimum Data Set (MDS) 3.0 Version 1.16.0, which became effective October 1, 2018.

·        An overview of the eleven SNF QRP Quality Measures.

An interactive session on the use of reports to identify opportunities for process improvement and utilize information contained in reports available via the Certification And Survey Provider Enhanced Reports (CASPER) system to develop quality improvement plans.

During this event, presenters will incorporate additional information into their presentations based on questions received from participants during the May training.

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