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SNF Quality Reporting Program Temporary Exceptions Have Expired

On August 5, 2020 by Julie Apold

A reminder that the temporary reporting relief outlined in the March 27 CMS memo for the Skilled Nursing Facility Quality Reporting Program (SNF QRP) and SNF Value-Based Purchasing (SNF VBP) program has expired as of June 30, 2020. 

CMS Announces Reporting Relief for QRP and VBP

On March 25, 2020 by Julie Apold

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced it is implementing exceptions and extensions for upcoming measure reporting and data submission deadlines for several quality reporting programs.  

CMS Extends Quality Reporting Program Deadline to Nov. 18

On November 5, 2019 by Sue Boyd

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has extended the submission deadline for the Skilled Nursing Facility Quality Reporting Program MDS assessment data for April 1, 2019 – June 30, 2019. All data must be submitted no later than 11:59 p.m. on Nov. 18.  

SNFs Notified of QRP Noncompliance; Reconsideration Requests Due Aug. 15

On July 24, 2019 by Julie Apold

Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) identified as not meeting the 80% reporting threshold under the Quality Reporting Program (QRP) recently received a letter from National Government Services, the Medicare contract agency for Minnesota, informing them that they will be subject to a 2% reduction on their Medicare fee-for-service rates beginning Oct. 1, 2019. If you received this letter, you have the opportunity to request reconsideration by Aug. 15.  

SNF Quality Reporting Program Train-the-Trainer Event – Registration Open

On July 10, 2019 by Julie Apold

Registration is open for a two-day Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Quality Reporting Program (QRP) Train-the-Trainer event for providers on Aug.13 and 14. The training, which is primarily intended for those responsible for training staff at care centers, includes:   

Avoid Potential 2% Reduction on Medicare Fee for Service Rates

On April 30, 2019 by Julie Apold

The next submission deadline for the Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Quality Reporting Program (QRP) is fast approaching. MDS data for Oct. 1 – Dec. 31, 2018 must be submitted no later than 11:59 p.m. Pacific Standard Time on May 15.  

Enhanced SNF QRP Review and Correct Reports Available

On April 10, 2019 by Julie Apold

The Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Quality Reporting Program (QRP) review and correct reports are now available. The reports have been enhanced to include the following features: 

2019 SNF Reporting Deadlines Chart

On February 13, 2019 by Jonathan Lips

LeadingAge national has developed a quick glance tool that contains the deadlines Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) must meet for submitting data under the SNF Value-Based Payment  program, the SNF Quality Reporting Program (QRP), and the Payroll-Based Journal reporting requirements.  

Have an Hour Free on Thursday? Join the CMS Nursing Facility Open Door Forum

On November 28, 2018 by Jonathan Lips

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will provide information on the Patient Driven Payment Model, the recently-released Nursing Home Staff Competency Assessment toolkit, and other issues during a Skilled Nursing Facilities/Long Term Care Open Door Forum onThursday, Nov. 29, at 1 p.m. 

Have an Hour Free on Thursday? Join the CMS Nursing Facility Open Door Forum

On October 9, 2018 by Jonathan Lips

The Skilled Nursing Facility Quality Reporting Program and Payroll-Based Journal are the featured topics of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Skilled Nursing Facilities/Long Term Care Open Door Forum this Thursday, Oct. 11 at 1 p.m. The full agenda includes: 

LeadingAge Discusses Noncompliance Issues with CMS Quality Reporting Staff

On September 18, 2018 by Jodi Boyne

LeadingAge recently met with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding the Skilled Nursing Facility Quality Reporting Program (QRP) to help them better understand the noncompliance experience and identify process improvements to help reduce noncompliance in future years. 

Quality Reporting: LeadingAge Seeks Technical Help for SNFs

On September 11, 2018 by Jodi Boyne

LeadingAge recently pointed out technical barriers to skilled nursing facilities’ compliance with quality reporting required under the IMPACT Act and requested a meeting with the Centers of Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to discuss solutions that would improve their ability to comply. 

SNFs Notified of QRP Noncompliance Program Can Request Reconsideration by Aug. 7

On July 31, 2018 by Julie Apold

Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) identified as not meeting the 80 percent reporting threshold under the SNF Quality Reporting Program (QRP) recently received a letter from National Government Services, the Medicare contract agency for Minnesota, informing them that they will be subject to a 2 percent reduction on their Medicare fee-for-service rates beginning Oct. 1, 2018. SNFs who received these letters can request reconsideration by Aug. 7.  

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