Long-Term Care

Proposed fiscal year 2017 payment and policy changes for Medicare

MDS 3.0 Insider, April 22, 2016

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On April 21, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule outlining proposed Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Medicare payment rates and quality programs for skilled nursing facilities (SNFs).The proposed policies in the proposed rule continue to shift Medicare payments from volume to value. The Administration has set measurable goals and a timeline to move the Medicare program, and the health care system at large, toward paying providers based on the quality, rather than the quantity of care they provide to their patients.

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