CMS Finalizes 4% SNF Pay Bump, Staff Turnover Measure, But Skips CoreQ

By Bridget Early / July 31, 2023 at 8:25 PM
CMS on Monday (July 31) increased its fiscal 2024 reimbursement for skilled nursing facilities from a proposed 3.7% pay bump to 4% , an approximately $1.4 billion increase, though the agency said the bump was not a response to nursing homes’ urging that the agency hike pay rates to help them prepare for CMS’ impending staffing minimum proposed rule. Union leaders and consumer advocates have launched a campaign urging CMS to release its proposed rule on nursing home staffing minimums...

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