F17 -REMOVING ‘THREE STAR MINIMUM’ REQUIREMENT FOR SKILLED NURSING FACILITIES TO PARTICIPATE IN NEXT GEN ACCOUNTABLE CARE ORGANIZATIONS & BUNDLED PAYMENTS FOR CARE IMPROVEMENT PROGRAMS & CARE FOR PATIENTS W/ WAIVER OF THREE NIGHT HOSPITAL STAY REQUIREMENT

March 18, 2017

Resolution F17

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that AMDA-The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine work with the American Medical Association (AMA), American Healthcare Association (AHCA), Leading Age and other interested parties to advocate the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to remove the three star quality requirement for skilled nursing facilities to participate in Next Gen Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) and the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement (BPCI) programs with waiver of three night hospital stays for patients.