Many SNFs are taking on higher acuity patients and embracing on-site dialysis post-COVID.
This article, showcasing an on-site dialysis company, looks into the growing need for this service.
Skilled nursing facilities have seen an increase in occupancy this year, leading many to wonder if this means stabilization post-COVID. Several states have shown an occupancy increase of more than 5%.
For more on this, with a look into which states are showing the biggest increase, please see the article below.
While SNFs might fear home care as direct competition, some think it should be viewed as a partner in the spectrum of care. With hospitals, skilled facilities and home care all performing in silos, current development in home-based care is highlighting opportunities to improve transitions from one space to the next.
For more on this, see the article below.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has passed Medicare-certified providers more than $100 billion under the Accelerated and Advance Payments (AAP) program. Under the terms of this program, CMS plans to keep 25% of a given facility’s Medicare payments for the first 11 months of the recoupment period, starting one year from the date of the first receipt.
To learn more about this please see the article below.
There are many things payers are looking for when requesting a contract, private rooms being of them.
This article shows how the pandemic has encouraged skilled nursing facilities to move to private rooms and why it’s imperative to take advantage of the financial support the government is offering to renovate and remain competitive.
According to The National Law Review, “providers who had invested heavily in value-based care have been better able to weather the pandemic and the economic downturn by having a consistent source of revenue despite low utilization”.
The article below details the five emerging trends in value-based care to look out for this year.