MedPAC Comments: FY2023 SNF PPS Proposed Rule

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

As you know, today (June 10, 2022) is the deadline for stakeholders to submit comments on the FY2023 SNF PPS Proposed Rule. Lots of stakeholders have already provided comment (over 3,000 as of yesterday) and the window is open until 5pm ET today.

In case you’re curious about MedPAC’ s thoughts/comments, read their letter here. The letter is 12 pages in length and worth the read.

“The Commission’s comments are organized into five sections: (1) the proposed update to SNF payment rates for fiscal year (FY) 2023, including the forecast error adjustment; (2) the recalibration of the patient-driven payment model (PDPM) parity adjustment; (3) the proposed cap on wage index  decreases; (4) the quality reporting program, including selection of new measures and overarching principles for measuring equity and healthcare quality disparities across CMS quality programs; and (5) the value-based purchasing program.”