CMS National Provider Call: MDS 3.0 Changes Relating to SNF PPS Final Rule
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) hosted a National Provider Call on Tuesday, August 23 from 1:30-3:00 pm ET regarding "Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Prospective Payment System (PPS) FY2012 Policy Changes Relating to the Minimum Data Set (MDS) 3.0." Subject matter experts discussed new MDS 3.0 policies that will be implemented on October 1, 2011. A question and answer session followed the presentations. Due to high demand, CMS also held a Special Open Door Forum regarding these issues on September 1.
- Allocation of group therapy
- Student supervision
- Changes to the MDS Assessment Schedule
- End of Therapy (EOT) Other Medicare Required Assessment(OMRA) clarifications
- End Of Therapy with Resumption (EOT-R)
- Change of Therapy (COT) OMRA
- Transition timeline for new policies
SNF providers, Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) coordinators, physical therapists, occupational therapists, and speech language pathologists.
August 23, 2011 National Provider Call Follow-Up and Clarifications
August 23, 2011 National Provider Call Transcript
FY 2012 SNF PPS Transition Policy Memo
Special Open Door Forum: Follow-up to the August 23, 2011 National Provider Call
August 23, 2011 National Provider Call Audio Transcription
For more information about the SNF PPS Final Rule, go to http://aota.org/News/AdvocacyNews/PFS-2012.aspx.