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Under PDPM, providers should expect close scrutiny of nursing records

June 6, 2019 In The News 4 minute read
Authors:
Denise Leonard
The new Medicare model for skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) more closely links reimbursements with resident conditions. This will require SNFs to focus on nursing documentation, starting at the admission process. Denise Gadomski weighs in at Skilled Nursing News.

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The Medicare payment model taking effect on October 1 of this year represents a sea of change for skilled nursing providers in that patient condition, rather than therapy minutes, will drive reimbursement.

This new reality has led to an extensive focus on documentation training for everyone — from nurses to hospital partners. And, providers must be ready for scrutiny of that documentation which, in some cases, hasn’t been a focus before.

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