Q4 2018 North Carolina Medicaid Data


The data used to set rates for skilled nursing facilities in North Carolina for the final quarter of 2018 is here. We mine this data every quarter for not only trends but to also identify opportunities for us and our clients. I’ll summarize the major points here. View fullsize Overall case-mix index continues to climb.… Continue reading Q4 2018 North Carolina Medicaid Data

PDPM – Nursing Categories


CMS has released a provider specific impact analysis for PDPM using 2017 data. There’s a lot to analyze and that takes time. However, one interesting question we can answer with the data is something along the lines of “What would happen if all the therapy minutes disappeared?”  (Note: Since CMS still refers to the nursing… Continue reading PDPM – Nursing Categories