Continuing a trend seen in other prospective payment rules released this week . . .

CMS Adds COVID-19 Vaccinations, HAI, Equity To SNF Quality Reporting

By Maya Goldman / April 8, 2021 at 7:04 PM
CMS proposes to increase skilled nursing facility’s pay a net 1.3%, or $444 million, in fiscal 2022, and to add two new quality reporting measures in fiscal year 2023: vaccination rates among health care personnel staff and health care acquired infections. The proposed prospective system rule out Thursday (April 8) also asks for input on including health equity efforts in the reporting. The focus on vaccination rates and health equity is becoming a trend in proposed prospective payment system rules...

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