2. Define Staff Competencies to Support PDPM Success
Some therapists and nurses working in SNF know only the RUGs system. The RUGs PPS system focuses primarily on what service is delivered, rather than what the patient’s actual needs are. In a PDPM environment, will the clinical role of nursing, therapist, nursing assistant and physician change? This chapter will discuss the clinical and operational competencies team members may need in a PDPM payment world.