This project will help the CMS determine the impact of specific ancillary services on the Resource Utilization Groups (RUG). It analyzes and potentially refines the extensive care and other categories to determine the impact on the prospective payment system for skilled nursing homes.
EXPECTED DATE OF COMPLETION:09/01/2001
AGENCY SPONSOR: Office of Strategic Planning
FEDERAL CONTACT: Edgar Peden, 410-786-6594
PIC ID: 6307
PERFORMER: Abt Associates Inc., Cambridge, MA