Free-Standing Nursing Facilities Supplemental Payment
Effective October 1, 2011, free-standing nursing facilities will receive a supplemental Medicaid payment in addition to its standard or special care Fee-For-Service per diem payment. Supplemental payments are not available for nursing facilities owned by the State of Nevada or any of its political subdivisions. Bed days for all payers are used in calculating the supplemental payment. Fifty percent (50%) of the supplemental payment is based on Medicaid occupancy, MDS accuracy, and quality measures. Fifty percent (50%) of the payment is based on acuity. The amount available for supplemental payments is computed quarterly and reimbursed in the quarter in three equal monthly payments.