August 7, 2019
Mega Rule 3 Implementation Delayed: Changes and What We Know So Far

In October 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule, known as the Mega Rule,[…]

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August 1, 2019
FY 2020 SNF PPS Final Rule Released: Payment Changes and Policy Clarifications Reaffirm Key PDPM Messages

On July 30, 2019, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the FY 2020 final rule for SNF[…]

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May 30, 2019
The Future of Therapy Under the Patient-Driven Payment Model

The Health Dimensions Group PDPM team has spent countless hours digging through data, researching best practices, utilizing a think tank[…]

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April 22, 2019
CMS Issues FY 2020 Proposed Rule on SNF PPS Ahead of Schedule: Contains PDPM Updates and Tweaks…All Systems Go!

On Friday, April 19, 2019, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued the next installment in transforming Medicare[…]

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April 12, 2019
CMS Changes Star Ratings for Nursing Homes: Lifting the Freeze on Health Inspection Scores and Raising the Bar on Staffing

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced updates coming in April 2019 to Nursing Home Compare and the[…]

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February 4, 2019
Emerging Myths About PDPM: Be Careful About What You Believe!

With the advent of a new payment system, it is not uncommon for myths to emerge as providers grapple with[…]

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