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  • CMS issued an FY 2022 final rule that updates Medicare skilled nursing facility payment, wage index, quality reporting program, value-based program, and policies. See a summary of key provisions, effective October 1.
  • ABN Form Renewal

    The Office of Management and Budget approved the Advance Beneficiary Notice of Noncoverage (ABN) (Form CMS-R-131 (ZIP)) and instructions (PDF) for renewal. You must use the renewed form with the expiration date of June 30, 2023, beginning August 31. There are no other changes to the form. Visit the ABN webpage for more information.

  • Jimmo v. Sebelius Settlement Agreement – Program Manual Clarifications (Fact Sheet)
    As explained in the previously-issued Jimmo v. Sebelius Settlement Agreement Fact Sheet (see Downloads section on the SNF PPS web page), the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is issuing revised portions of the relevant program manuals used by Medicare contractors. For additional information, please see the Jimmo v. Sebelius Settlement Agreement – Program Manual Clarifications (Fact Sheet) - Updated 2/3/2014 (PDF) . The Manual Updates to Clarify Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF), Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility (IRF), Home Health (HH), and Outpatient (OPT) Coverage Pursuant to Jimmo vs. Sebelius can be found in CR 8458 (PDF) and in associated MLN Matters Article, MM8458 (PDF)

 

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