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[UPDATED] CMS Releases FY 2021 SNF Proposed Rule

[UPDATED] CMS Releases FY 2021 SNF Proposed Rule

On April 10, 2020, CMS released the SNF PPS Proposed Rule for fiscal year 2021. This rule updates Medicare payment rates and quality programs for skilled nursing facilities (SNFs). The rule proposes a 2.3% increase in payment for FY 2021 and proposes revised geographic delineations used to calculate the SNF PPS wage index. The rule also proposes changes to ICD-10-CM code mapping for payment group assignment under PDPM. The comment period for the FY 2021 SNF Proposed Rule closes June 9, 2020.

For more information, access the CMS Fact Sheet.

Access the Proposed Rule.

Access Casamba’s FY 2021 SNF PPS Proposed Rule Summary.

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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