Nursing Facility Rates and Policy (NFRP) Division

Provider Information


Bulletins

List of current DHS bulletins related to nursing facilities and elderly issues.

Claims and Billing Information
Refer to the MN Health Care Programs (MHCP) Provider Manual and updates for NF billing/claims information.

Closure of Beds
Processes, procedures and forms required for the planned closure of nursing facility beds. Includes information on nursing facility bed closures, resident relocations and/or applying for a planned closure rate adjustment (PCRA).

Compliance, Intergovernmental Relations and Policy Section
The Compliance, Intergovernmental Relations and Policy Section is responsible for interpretation and enforcement of State and Federal Regulations and policy, federal relations, special projects and policy development. Find more information related to the work of this area.

Contracts Management Section
The Contracts Management Section is responsible for the Alternative Payment System (APS), nursing facility contracts, performance incentives, quality indicators and policy development. Find more information related to the work of this area.

Nursing Facility Databases
Databases containing information on Medicaid (MA) certified nursing facilities (NFs) in Minnesota, including address and contact information, bed count, and daily payment rates. Search for Minnesota nursing facility information by city, county, or facility name. Also find links to the CMS Nursing Home compare website, for information on NFs across the United States.

Nursing Facility Facts
Facts, statistics and comparative analysis for Minnesota nursing facilities.

Performance-Based Incentive Payments
Information for nursing facilities who may contract with the department to earn performance-incentive Medical Assistance (MA) payments of up to five percent of their operating payment rate.

Provider Portal
Facility specific information such as information on PIPP and QIs may be located by logging into the Portal (password protected and can only be accessed by providers that have been assigned a password). Certain public information can also be located on the Portal Home Page.

Quality Indicators
Information on processes and outcomes of care, derived from routinely collected assessment data (MDS) for Medicaid (MA) certified nursing facilities in Minnesota may be found be logging into the Provider Portal.

Rates & Audits Section

The Rates & Audits Section is responsible for rate-setting and audits for both APS and Rule 50 facilities and policy development. Find more information related to the work of this area.

Reporting Forms

Annual statistical and cost report form, scholarship reporting form, etc.

Reports/Publications

Reports and publications related to nursing facilities, long-term care and other aging issues.

Special Projects and Grants
Information on special projects (including the CMP Initiative) and grant opportunities for nursing facilities.

Statistical and Cost Report Data
Nursing facilities submit annual statistical and cost report data to the Department. Historical data is available for download from our website or may be requested (for older data).

Contact Us

Questions related to the work of the Nursing Facility Rates and Policy (NFRP) Division may be directed to:


Long-Term Care Policy Center
(651) 431-2282
DHS.LTCpolicycenter@state.mn.us

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