2 minOnly between 2% and 3% of skilled nursing providers have received maximum increases in Medicare payments through the Skilled Nursing Facility Value-Based Payment (SNF VBP) Model.
2 minWhen you consider that one in five Medicare patients are rehospitalized within 30 days of discharge to a skilled nursing facility – the challenge to improve clinical outcomes and protect revenue is compelling.
2 minHospital discharge doesn’t necessarily mean an ‘all clear’ for COVID-19 patients. COVID-19 patients had a 40% to 60% higher chance of readmission or death within 10 days of discharge.
Understanding why COVID patients return to hospital after discharge is key to preventing readmissions
2 minOver half of COVID-19 patients who return to the emergency department within two weeks of discharge require hospital readmission. Respiratory complications were the most common cause for the return visit.