PDPM – What does this mean for Activities?
The Patient Driven Payment Model is coming quickly and this major change in how facilities receive payment from Medicare/Medicaid is causing providers in entire long-term care community to feel overwhelmed, unprepared, and anxious about the October 1, 2019 transition date.
From the Center for Medicare/Medicaid Services, the following information has been provided:
- Under PDPM (effective October 1, 2019), there are 3 SNF PPS assessments: the 5-day Assessment, the Interim Payment Assessment (IPA) and the PPS Discharge Assessment. The 5- day assessment and the PPS Discharge Assessment are required. The IPA is optional . . .
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