SNFs received a nearly 9% Medicare rate boost from COVID-19 patients in April: analysis

Ken BellLTC News

McKnight’s Senior Living (06/17/2020) – April’s average per diem Medicare rate paid for COVID-19 patients in skilled nursing facilities was $669, according to an analysis of claims submitted by the more than 1,300 SNFs, conducted by Zimmet Healthcare Services Group and CORE Analytics. The number is nearly 9% higher than the comparable rate average from February, the analysis found. Full story »