SNF QRP measure calculations and reporting user’s manual updated

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CMS has posted the updated SNF QRP Measure Calculations and Reporting User’s Manual_V3.0.1_Addendum_Effective 10-01-2020 (ZIP).  You’ll note this is a .zip file so you’ll find 2 items there: The SNF QRP Measure Calculations and Reporting User’s Manual Version 3.0.1 and associated risk adjustment appendix and Hierarchical Condition Category (HCC) crosswalks are … Read More

Have you accessed your PEPPER report?

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The PEPPER Team has updated the maps that display the PEPPER retrieval rates for PEPPERs accessed via the PEPPER Resources Portal for each state/territory. Percentages reflect the PEPPER release that was completed July 29, 2020, for skilled nursing facilities (SNFs), critical access hospitals (CAHs), hospices, and long-term acute care hospitals (LTCHs) … Read More

SNF Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) FAQs updated

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CMS has updated the Skilled Nursing Facility Value-Based Purchasing Program: Frequently Asked Questions document. Here’s the Table of Contents for this 11-page document: Page 10 also includes the FAQ for: Will the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE) impact SNF VBP Program policies? Want to keep up with the changing COVID-19 situation in … Read More