Skilled nursing, hospice and rehab facilities see payment increases in final rule

Truman Slate

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The Facilities for Medicare and Medicaid Providers has released last principles that enhance payment for experienced nursing facilities, hospice and rehab facilities.

Proficient NURSING

CMS estimates that the effects of the payment policies in the final rule would consequence in an enhance of about $410 million in Medicare Section A payments under the Proficient Nursing Facility prospective payment technique for FY 2022. 

This estimate reflects at $411 million enhance from the update to the payment prices of 1.two{d5f2c26e8a2617525656064194f8a7abd2a56a02c0e102ae4b29477986671105} – which is based on a two.7{d5f2c26e8a2617525656064194f8a7abd2a56a02c0e102ae4b29477986671105} experienced nursing facility market basket update, much less a .eight proportion place forecast mistake adjustment and a .7 proportion place productivity adjustment – and a $1.two million minimize because of to the proposed reduction to prices to account for the current blood-clotting things exclusion. 

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