CHA News Article

CMS Issues Information on SNF Three-Day Rule Waiver for CJR

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has published the attached Medicare Learning Network Matters article about the waiver of the three-day qualifying stay for post-hospital care provided in a skilled-nursing facility (SNF) under the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement model. The article addresses policies related to the waiver and how services should be billed, and describes conditions that must be met for coverage of the SNF stay.