SNF Final Payment Rule for FY 2021 - On-Demand

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SNF Final Payment Rule for FY 2021 - On-Demand

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SNF Final Payment Rule for FY 2021 - On-Demand

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Available ON-DEMAND

Presented on:
Thursday, August 27, 2020 

Presented by: Reta A. Underwood, C-NM, RAC-CT, Medicare Specialist

During this one-hour webinar, long-term care expert Reta A. Underwood, C-NM, RAC-CT, Medicare Specialist, will review the final payment rule for skilled nursing facilities for fiscal year (FY) 2021. This new payment rule affects reimbursement in a number of ways. Underwood will explain how your rural/urban status may change, what that means for you, what the new rates are, and how the rule addresses COVID-19 relief.

At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Understand payment changes that affect SNFs
  • Define changes in payment from last year to this year
  • Name benefits and penalties for SNFs in FY 2021


  • Overview of the 2021 final payment rule
    • Payments to increase 2.3%
    • COVID-19 relief
    • Wage index cap
    • Changes to the ICD-10 code mapping
    • Minor administrative proposals related to the Value-Based Purchasing program

Who Should Listen?

  • Administrators
  • Owners
  • Billers
  • Nurse managers
  • Directors of nursing
  • MDS coordinators
  • CEOs
  • COOs
  • CNOs

Meet the Speaker

Reta A. UnderwoodReta A. Underwood, C-NM, RAC-CT, Medicare Specialist, is president of Consultants for Long Term Care (CLTC), a national long-term care consulting firm based in Kentucky. CLTC has provided management services, presented seminars, been published nationally, and copyrighted its own systems and tools.

Underwood’s experience has included management and director positions with nursing facilities and healthcare companies. She has also provided corporatewide MDS support services, numerous mock surveys, regulatory compliance correction, educational programs, clinical documentation, quality assurance programming, and PDPM implementation in facilities nationwide.


Webinar system requirements and program materials: 
To fully benefit from the webinar experience, please note you will need a computer equipped with the following:

Browser: Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 or later, Firefox, Chrome, or Safari, with JavaScript enabled 
Internet: 56K or faster Internet connection (high-speed connection recommended) 
Streaming: for audio/video streaming, Adobe Flash plug-in or Safari browser on iOS devices 

Prior to the webinar, you will receive an email with detailed system requirements, your login information, presentation slides, and other materials that you can print and distribute to all attendees at your location. 

No problem. The On-Demand version is also available. Use it as a training tool at your convenience—whenever your new or existing staff need a refresher or need to understand a new concept. Play it once or dozens of times. A $149 value! 

Participation in the webinar is just $149 per site. All materials must be retrieved from the Internet. 

Call your customer service representative toll-free 800-650-6787 or email if you have questions.