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CMS Issues FFY 2021 SNF PPS Final Rule

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued the final rule for the federal fiscal year 2021 skilled-nursing facility (SNF) prospective payment system (PPS). In the final rule, CMS finalizes a 2.2% increase in SNF PPS per diem rates of 2.2%, modifies ICD-10 code mappings for patient classification, and makes updates to the SNF value-based program, the patient driven payment model case-mix methodology, and the SNF quality reporting program.  

CHA is providing members a summary, prepared by Health Policy Alternatives. Provisions of the final rule are effective Oct. 1.    

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