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SNF PPS: New Patient Driven Payment Model Call — December 11

Tuesday, December 11 from 1:30 to 3 pm ET Register for Medicare Learning Network events.
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). Topics:

  • 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 PDPM@cms.hhs.gov with “December 11 Call” in the subject line. These questions may be addressed during the call or used for other materials following the call.

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