Tag: Patient Driven Payment Model


Rise in Inaccurate Payments Due to New Reimbursement Method

When the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) implemented the Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM) as the new reimbursement method for skilled nursing facilities (SNF), some of us in the coding and auditing world thought it likely to result in inaccurate payments. The old model, the Resource Utilization Group—Version IV (RUGS-IV), calculated SNF reimbursement […]
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New Nursing Home Payments Under PDPM

HIV/AIDS payments, in particular, are under the microscope. The new Patient-Driven Payment Model, or PDPM, makes radical changes to the Medicare payment model for nursing homes. One of the largest changes is the reimbursement rate for services provided to HIV and AIDS patients. In 2016, there were 15,807 deaths among people with diagnosed HIV in […]
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What Providers Need to Know Right Now About PDPM

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM) takes effect on Oct. 1. When the reform takes effect, long-term post-acute care (LTPAC) facilities will see a big change in how they receive payment for delivering valuable patient care. While the payment reform will inevitably bring challenges, it will also present a significant […]
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