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MDS Alert

Reimbursement:
Big Changes Coming Via Proposed Resident Classification System

The proposed rule categorizes therapy and payment completely differently than RUG. Back in may 2017, CMS released the advanced notice of proposed rule making. In that document, the resident classification system (RCS) version 1 was proposed to replace RUG 4 system for Medicare reimbursement in skilled nursing facilities, says Jessie McGill Rn, RaC-Mt, curriculum development specialist at the American association [...]