Payment Policy Information
Learn about payment rates, the Quality Reporting Program, and the Value-Based Purchasing Program.
Get information about and instructions for the Fee-for-Service (FFS) Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Advanced Beneficiary Notice (ABN).
Read a fact sheet about Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) 3-Day Rule Billing coverage, claims processing edits, and financial responsibility.
Find a one-stop resource for Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) skilled nursing facilities (SNFs), including Medicare coverage information, educational resources, and billing and payment information.
Learn about the Prospective Payment System (PPS) and consolidated billing for skilled nursing facilities.
Get an explanation about the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 mandate that the majority of services given to beneficiaries in a Medicare covered SNF stay be paid through bundled prospective payments.
Get information and resources about the Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program, which, based on the quality of care they provide to Medicare beneficiaries, rewards SNFs with incentive payments.