In every state we analyze that has a case-mix system there are certain trends that we see over and over. Two of the most common trends are: Average case-mix slowly increases over time. This is true even in states that have a budget neutrality factor (BNF). North Carolina doesn’t have a BNF. In states that… Continue reading North Carolina Medicaid Trends Continue
How many therapy companies tell you they’ll help you improve your case-mix? How many tell you they’ll help you with ADL training? (Section G isn’t going away if you live in a case-mix state.) How many claim their clients have better reimbursement because of more complete documentation? The answer is nearly all of us make… Continue reading Providing Measurable Value In CaseMix
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
Broad River Rehab is excited to be attending the North Carolina Assisted Living Fall Conference & Trade Show! The show is October 9-11 and will be in the Benton Convention Center in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. We will be in booth 7. Please stop by!
Based on the latest data from the state of North Carolina, we can look at trends for Medicaid in skilled nursing in the state. Overall, average case-mix is up significantly, continuing a long term climbing trend. Keep in mind that in North Carolina, if the mean case-mix is increasing while your facility case-mix stays constant,… Continue reading Trends in North Carolina Medicaid
“You can’t manage what you can’t measure” The latest data from the state of North Carolina has been published. We spend considerable time carefully studying the data here at Broad River. It’s like a second report card that we get every quarter. (Obviously the most important report card comes from the customer.) This data tells… Continue reading Q1 2018 North Carolina Medicaid