Tag: Skilled Nursing Facitilies

Understanding the Patient Driven Payment Model

On October 1, 2019, Medicare shifted from a Resources Utilization Groups (RUGs) model to a new reimbursement model called the Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM). This change has and will largely affect skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) such as physical therapists, speech pathologists, and audiologists. Considering how recent this change is, however, many physicians do not… Read more »