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We help you keep track of evolving payment policies for SNFs.

CMS dramatically changed the payment system for skilled nursing facilities by adopting the Patient-Driven Payment Model, a system based on a resident's classification among five components (including physical therapy) that are case-mix adjusted, and employing a per diem system that adjusts payment rates over the course of the stay.

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The PDPM is a shift away from volume-driven SNF payment to a model that focuses on the unique characteristics, needs, and goals of each patient.

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