REMOVING ‘THREE STAR MINIMUM’ REQUIREMENT FOR SKILLED NURSING FACILITIES TO PARTICIPATE IN NEXT GEN ACCOUNTABLE CARE ORGANIZATIONS & BUNDLED PAYMENTS FOR CARE IMPROVEMENT PROGRAMS AND CARE FOR PATIENTS WITH WAIVER OF THREE NIGHT HOSPITAL STAY REQUIREMENT
AMDA- THE SOCIETY FOR POST-ACUTE AND LONG-TERM CARE MEDICINE
SUBJECT: removing ‘three star minimum’ requirement for skilled nursing facilities to participate in next gen Accountable care organizations & bundled payments for Care improvement programs and care for patients with waiver of three night hospital stay requirement
INTRODUCED BY: Illinois Medical Directors Association
INTRODUCED ON: MARCH 2017
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.