Medicare PDPM

Value Over Volume

One of the most significant changes in Skilled Nursing Medicare reimbursement will take place Oct. 1. 

The Patient-Drive Payment Model (PDPM) is will replace teh current RUG-IV system and is based more on patient characteristics than services provided. This major change in reimbursement is happening in less than 9 months!

We encourage you to bookmark this page -- and visit it often -- to stay apprised of all you need to know about PDPM.

COMING SOON: Countdown to Implementation Training

LeadingAge MN will provide a series of training opportunities to help you prepare for the biggest change in care center reimbursement since RUGs.

  • May 15 - Successful Leadership Strategies to Prepare for PDPM Executive Workshop designed for CEOs, corporate staff, administrators and senior management. 
  • July - Team Approach to Operationalizing PDPM IDT Workshop designed for DONs, MDS coordinators, medical records, ICD-10 coders, therapy, social workers. This workshop will be held in four locations. 
  • Aug. 14 & 15 - Billing University will feature PDPM related sessions for business office professionals. 


CMS Releases First Year Value-Based Purchasing Results

NEW: Value-Based Purchasing Results for MN SNFs


NEW: MN PDPM Impact Estimates

Need Help?

We're here to help you! Contact:

  • Jeff Bostic
  • Director of Data and Financial Policy
  • 651.603.3509 or 800.462.5368