Shorter Stays Bring Rewards Under PDPM

Skilled nursing providers might be able to reap financial gains under the new Medicare payment model taking effect in October of this year if they can cut their average patient length of stay (LOS).

But the gains will only hold until a certain point, and providers that already have shorter LOS —- such as short-term rehab facilities — might find that the risks outweigh the rewards.

Read the full story written by Maggie Flynn Posted at Skilled Nursing News