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The final rule contains many clarifications regarding the provision and tracking of therapy services under SNF PPS.
Although initially many SNFs believed that a prospective payment system would provide guaranteed coverage for the full interval between assessments and that daily assessments of skilled needs were unnecessary, HCFA's clarification in Transmittal 405 asserted that daily assessments of skilled care were still necessary.
Despite these clarifications, sales for private long-term care insurance will not come close to reaching their potential until the Treasury Department puts into place final regulations for implementing them.