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Polaris Pulse
August 24, 2021
FY 2022 SNF Final Rules
CMS published the SNF PPS Final Rules for FY 2022.
Polaris Pulse
July 22, 2021
FY 2022 SNF Proposed Rules
CMS proposes that SNF PPS payments in FY 2022 be updated by 1.3%, which translates into a $444 million increase over FY 2021 payments.
Hot Topics
July 7, 2021
The Patient-Driven Payment Model And Why It's Important
The Patient-Driven Payment Model(PDPM) And Why It's Important
Hot Topics
June 30, 2021
Solution Center Q&A - Part Two
Part Two of a two-part interview. I am completing a Discharge Assessment for a resident who, upon admission, had two stage 2 pressure ulcers
Regulatory Update
February 3, 2021
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Offering A Training Designed For Providers In The Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Setting
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is offering a web-based training.
Hot Topics
February 3, 2021
Solution Center Q&A - Part One
Part One of a two-part interview. When our MDSC completes a Significant Change in Status MDS, does this change the PDPM rate for Medicare?
Regulatory Update
February 3, 2021
American Physical Therapy Association: APTA-Backed Bill Advantage Prior Authorization Presses for Medicare Reforms
The legislation would require MA plans to share data, provide transparency, create more efficient systems, and do a better job of listening.
Regulatory Update
February 3, 2021
AAPACN: CMS FY 2022 Budget Request:Nursing Home Survey and Infection Prevention Are a Big Focus
According to AAPACN the CMS FY 2022 budget request has been finalized and submitted to Congress