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FY 2012 RUG-IV Education & Training

Transition for Implementation of FY 2012 SNF PPS Policies

The SNF PPS FY2012 Final Rule (76 FR 48486) outlined several policy changes in the SNF PPS effective for FY 2012.  These changes include:  a revised MDS assessment schedule, the Change of Therapy (COT) Other Medicare Required Assessment (OMRA), a resumption of therapy option for the End-of-Therapy OMRA, the allocation of group therapy time, and a revised student supervision policy.  The memo which describes the transition guidelines for these policies can be found in the Downloads section below.  

  • The follow-up and clarifications (v1.1) to the March 2012 National Provider Conference presentation is available in the Downloads section below.
  • November 3 National Provider Call YouTube Video Slideshow is available in the Related Links Outside CMS section below.
  • The follow-up and clarifications to the November 3, 2011 National Provider Call is available in the Downloads section below.
  • The transcript to the November 3, 2011 National Provider Call is available in the Downloads section below.
  • The audio transcription to the November 3, 2011 National Provider Call are available in the Related Links Inside CMS section below.
  • Training slides to the November 3, 2011 National Provider Call are available in the Downloads section below.
  • The video slide show to the August 23, 2011 National Provider Call is available in the Related Links Outside CMS section below.
  • August 23, 2011 National Provider Call follow-up and clarifications are available in the Downloads section below.  The document below contains a number of updates from the version posted on September 26, 2011, specifically with regard to a clarification of the SNF Leave of Absence policy.
  • The transcript to the Special Open Door Forum (September 1, 2011), a follow-up to the August 23, 2011 National Provider Call, is available in the Related Links Inside CMS section below.
  • The transcript to the August 23, 2011 National Provider Call is available in the Downloads section below.
  • The audio transcription file to the August 23, 2011 National Provider Call is available in the Related Links Inside CMS section below.
  • Training slides to the August 23, 2011 National Provider Call are available in the Downloads section below.