Beyond PDPM basics
Where communication and technology meet under new pay system
Much of the conversation about skilled nursing’s shift to the Patient-Driven Payment Model has revolved around physical and occupational therapy. De-emphasis of these therapies will certainly drive significant change in how providers offer and manage care.
But the new reimbursement system also provides operators with a bevy of opportunities to get paid for the kind of non-therapy ancillary services they’ve always delivered.
Smart operators will work with partners to attract and serve medically complex patients whose needs were often underfunded under the RUG system.