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CMS to hike skilled-nursing payments by 1.8%
Modern Healthcare

The CMS will increase its skilled-nursing facility payment rates by 1.8% on Oct. 1, according to a notice from the agency posted on the Office of the Federal Register’s website. The rate increase is expected to boost payments by $670 million for than 15,000 Medicare-certified skilled-nursing facilities paid under the SNF prospective payment system.