SNF Providers Are on a PDPM Learning Curve

SNF Providers Are on a PDPM Learning Curve

It’s been less than two months since the new Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM) was implemented across all SNFs participating in Medicare Part A, and while no one can make definitive conclusions on the results and success of the program yet, some consistent themes have already emerged according to Zimmet Healthcare’s PDPM Reimbursement Analysis for the month of October. In the lead-up to October 1st, the consensus largely was that PDPM would be a windfall to some SNFs, particularly those caring for high-acuity, medically complex patients whose conditions, and the extra work that comes with them, would finally be recognized by CMS, and reimbursed. To them, the change was far better than... Read More »