CMS Releases FY 2021 SNF PPS Final Rule

CMS Releases FY 2021 SNF PPS Final Rule

On Friday, July 31, 2020, CMS released the FY 2021 Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Prospective Payment System (PPS) Final Rule. In this rule, CMS finalized payment updates for SNF PPS, adopted the revised Office of Management and Budget (OMB) statistical area delineations (which modifies wage index calculations for many SNF providers), finalized changes to the ICD-10-CM code mappings based on stakeholder comments, and made minor administrative changes to the SNF Value-based Purchasing (VBP) program.

For more information, access Casamba’s FY 2021 SNF PPS Final Rule Summary.

Access the CMS Fact Sheet.

Access the Final Rule.

Holly Hester

Holly Hester is Casamba’s Senior Vice President of Compliance & Education, as well as the Compliance Officer. She provides regulatory guidance and interpretation, clinical programming and content development, education and training steerage, and compliance support for the company. As a physical therapist for more than 20 years, Holly has multi-venue clinical and management experience, giving her a unique perspective on the integration of compliance and training with therapy service delivery and clinical practice.
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