This October SNF/LTC communities implement an updated MDS Item Set, ushering in a new MDS era forreimbursement. The change marks the largest, most significant update to MDS 3.0 since its inception in 2010. 29 new and modified MDS items. Updates
New Clinical Reimbursement Market Report Reveals Coordinator Strain Will Negatively Impact Reimbursement
A lot has been written about the macro trends around shifting payment models, Managed Care growth, turnover and resource strains, which continue to impact reimbursement. But not much attention has been paid to the role and function of Clinical Reimbursement.
Yes, PDPM is a big deal, which as I write this, seems like an understatement. RUGs have been around since the late 90s. However, consider your case mix trends today. According to the latest report by NIC, the market trend