Digging in deeper: MedPAC report’s SNF findings

On March 15, the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) issued its annual report to Congress. In the report, MedPAC addresses the SNF PPS in Chapter 8. MedPAC states that most indicators of payment adequacy for SNFs are positive.
Here are some findings published in the report:

Access to SNF services remains stable for most beneficiaries. The number of SNFs participating in the Medicare program increased slightly between 2010 and 2011. Bed days available did not change between …