MedPAC Weighs Incentive Pay System Across All Post-Acute Care

By James Romoser / September 9, 2019 at 6:55 PM
Congressional Medicare advisers are considering recommending a unified, value-based incentive program for all post-acute care settings that would score providers on three quality measures and use a 5% withhold from base payments to fund the incentive payments. The proposal, under consideration by the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission, would apply to nursing homes, home health agencies, inpatient rehabilitation facilities and long-term care hospitals. For years, MedPAC has studied the idea of moving all four of those provider types into a single,...

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