New CMS Website for SNFs – Patient Driven Payment Model

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP
Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare®

At 2pm on the afternoon of November 19, 2018, CMS introduced a new website that includes “a variety of educational and training resources to assist stakeholders in preparing for PDPM implementation.” As you know, SNFs will using the Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM) – a new case-mix classification – beginning October 1, 2019. We’ve been preparing to prepare for this significant change since the Final Rule was published in July 2018. We now have information to work with to prepare for the change.

Patient Driven Payment Model is a must-bookmark and must-visit-often website for all SNF facilities!

At the time of its inaugural appearance, it contains a wealth of information such as:

  • Fact Sheets

CMS Web1

  • PDPM Frequently Asked Questions (36 questions & answers at present)
  • PDPM Training Presentation (72 slides)
  • PDPM Resources

CMS Web 2