By Steve Gnatz, M.D. Chief Medical Officer, Integrated Rehab Consultants The new Patient Driven Payment System (PDPM) is scheduled to go into effect on October 1st, 2019. PDPM will affect the way skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) are paid under Medicare Part A for the services they provide to patients undergoing rehabilitation. PDPM will not affect […]
By Alex Spanko | October 3, 2019 The new Medicare payment model for nursing homes took effect this week with a bang, as therapists across the nation criticized a wave of staffing reductions in the immediate wake of the October 1 start date. Several companies implemented workforce cuts as the federal government shifted to the Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM), which [&hel...
Integrated Rehab Consultants (IRC) is the largest physician-owned physiatry group in the country working to optimize post-acute care in skilled nursing facilities (SNFs). With our proven track record and experienced physicians throughout 30 states, we are gearing up to take on the next phase in the changing landscape of the post-acute world: PDPM! Contact us […]
Patient Driven Payment System (PDPM) is scheduled to start October 1st, 2019. This will affect the way skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) are paid under Medicare Part A for services they provide patients undergoing rehabilitation, but will not affect the way physicians (including physiatrists) are reimbursed under Medicare Part B. To evaluate how much ICD-10 codes […]