Arnett Carbis Toothman LLP – FY 2019 SNF PPS Final Rule – Ready or Not

Track 7 – WVHCA Presentation 2019 SNF PPS Final Rule

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) began its Skilled Nursing Facility Prospective Payment System (PPS) final rule for Federal Fiscal Year 2019 on October 1, 2018. The rule outlines FFY 2019 Medicare payment updates and quality program changes and adopts new reim-bursement methods for implementation on October 1, 2019. Facilities may be affected. The session will break down major updates in the final rule.

Learning Objectives:
• Provide an overview of individual components contained within the final rule
• Provide examples of how the rule may impact an organization financially
• Provide recommendations and solutions on how an organization can prepare to achieve optimal reimbursement under the new methodology