The Need to Reform Medicare's Payments to Skilled Nursing Facilities Is as Strong as Ever
Compares payments made to skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) and costs over time to see if changes made by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to the payment system have improved payment accuracy. Table 3 and Table 4 compare healthcare facility characteristics, including rural location.
Carol Carter, Bowen Garrett, Doug Wissoker
Medicare Payment Advisory Commission, Urban Institute
Long-term care · Medicare · Policy · Reimbursement and payment models · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data