CMS Gears Up For FY 2019 SNF VBP Incentive Payments

By Caralyn Davis, Staff Writer - December 04, 2017

On Oct. 1, 2018, the Skilled Nursing Facility Value-Based Purchasing (SNF VBP) program will begin impacting all traditional Medicare Part A payments made to SNFs under the skilled nursing facility prospective payment system (SNF PPS). Officials with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) reviewed critical concepts, teaching providers everything from what on earth an exchange function is to how and when they can request corrections to their data, during the Nov. 16 SNF VBP Program FY 2018 SNF PPS Final Rule Call. Note: Access the call slides here. When available, access the transcript and recording here.