In SFY 2022, the Georgia Legislators with support from Governor Brian Kemp appropriated $115 million dollars for a nursing home supplemental quality incentive payment.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) accepted Georgia State Plan Amendment (SPA) GA 21-0009. The SPA allows DCH to pay a supplemental quality incentive payment to skilled nursing facilities that meet one of the following four quality metrics set by DCH.
- Percentage of high risk long-stay residents with pressure ulcers.
- Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication.
- Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication.
- Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection.
SFY 2023 Payment
Supplemental Quality Incentive Payment made on the June 22, 2023 via MMIS remittance.
- - Updated 06/23/23
SFY 2022 Payment
Supplemental Quality Incentive Payment made on the June 2, 2022 via MMIS remittance.
- - Posted 06/08/22
The Department revised the nursing home Quality Incentive Supplemental Payment file to include nursing homes not previously included in the original file. The CMS decile per nursing did not change, however the reallocation of state appropriated funds resulted in increases and/or decreases in the amount of supplemental payments for some nursing homes.
- - Posted 11/28/22
For additional information regarding the long-stay resident quality metrics, see the- Updated 06/22/23.