SNF PPS: New Patient Driven Payment Model Call – December 11, 2018

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

If you haven’t registered yet for next Tuesday’s PDPM call, there’s still time but the clock is ticking. If you are involved in any way with skilled care reimbursement in a SNF/LTC facility, you’ll want to attend this audio call. Note that attendees are encouraged to email questions regarding PDPM in advance of the call as those questions may be addressed during or following the call. The mailbox address as well as additional information is found below.

Register now for this call which was just extended 30 minutes by CMS. The call begins at 1:30pm (ET) and now continues until 3:30pm (ET).

The 92-slide presentation handout was also posted this afternoon.


On October 1, 2019, the new Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM) is replacing Resource Utilization Group, Version IV (RUG-IV) for the Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Prospective Payment System (PPS).


Overview of PDPM, a new case-mix classification system for SNF Part A beneficiaries

Changeover from RUG-IV to PDPM

For more information, review the FY 2019 SNF PPS final rule, and visit the PDPM webpage.  A question and answer session follows the presentation; however, attendees may email questions in advance to with “December 11 Call” in the subject line. These questions may be addressed during the call or used for other materials following the call.

Target Audience

SNF facilities, administrators and clinicians

Audio recording and transcript

Available approximately 2 weeks after the event

“See” you on the call!