2022 Federal Regulations for Skilled Nursing Facilities

Posted by LTCS on January 13, 2022

The new CMS regulations include an increase in Medicare Part A payments to SNFs, changes in PDPM ICD-10 code mappings, and an update to the Quality Reporting program.

Also included is a new claims-based measure for healthcare-associated infections (HAI) requiring hospitalization.

The COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage among Healthcare Personnel (HCP) Measure will require long term care facilities to report on COVID-19 HCP vaccination of staff members through the CDC National Healthcare Safety Network.

SNF 2022 Federal Regulations, CMS Fact Sheet