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New Mandated Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM) PDPM is one of the initiatives resulting from the Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation Act of 2014 (the IMPACT Act). In July 2018, CMS finalized a new case-mix classification model, the Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM) which is the proposed new Medicare payment rule for skilled nursing facilities. This model is intended to replace the current Resource Utilization Group (RUG-IV) system with a completely new way of calculating reimbursement and is slated to go into effect beginning October 1, 2019. Under PDPM, therapy minut