PUBLIC ASSISTANCE AND WELFARE
PAYMENT FOR SKILLED AND INTERMEDIATE SERVICES
56-116. NURSING FACILITY PAYMENT METHODOLOGY. The department shall work with Idaho nursing facility providers to establish a new prospective payment method for nursing facilities to replace existing reimbursement methods. Payments to nursing facilities under this method shall take into account patient needs, facility quality of care, reasonable cost principles, and state budget limitations. Budgets for nursing facility payments shall be subject to prospective legislative approval. The new payment methodology shall be implemented effective July 1, 2021.
[56-116, added 2020, ch. 35, sec. 1, p. 70.]