Newly Revised Skilled Nursing Facility Advanced Beneficiary Notice of Non-coverage (SNFABN) CMS is releasing a newly revised SNFABN along with newly developed, concise and separate instructions for form completion. The revised SNFABN has the requirements for the denial letters and looks very similar to the ABN with 3 different...

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CMS has posted an updated Q and A regarding the new survey process. The wording in the red font is new. You can find it here! Updated 2/6/18

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CMS has extended the Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Quality Reporting Program (QRP) deadlines for the calendar year (CY) 2017. Minimum Data Set (MDS) assessment data for January-December (Q1-Q4) of CY 2017 are due May 15, 2018. However, providers are encouraged to verify their MDS submissions on at least a...

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