MedPAC Approves Recommendation To Overhaul SNF Reward System

By Maya Goldman / April 2, 2021 at 10:38 AM
The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission voted to recommend Congress create a new value incentive program to reward skilled nursing facilities for good performance at its meeting Thursday (April 1). MedPAC also approved a recommendation that the HHS secretary develop and begin to report patient experience measures for nursing homes. The recommendations will be included in MedPAC’s June report. MedPAC’s recommendation would replace the current skilled nursing facility value-based payment program with a system that uses a small set of performance...

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