Training & Resources for Long-term Acute Care Hospitals

Long-term acute care hospitals receive their PEPPER via PEPPER Resources Portal at

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Current PEPPER User's Guide:


  • View a list of the 12 MAC jurisdictions and the number of providers in each jurisdiction in total and by state for Q4FY13 (XLS).

PEPPER Update, April 2015:

PEPPER Training, April 2014:

Demonstration PEPPER:

  • Demonstration PEPPER version Q4FY14 (XLS, updated 3/9/2015)

Other Resources:

Coding Tools

These tools have not been maintained/updated. Users should check for more recent Coding Clinic guidelines as well as current CMS guidance regarding patient discharge status codes.

PEPPER Update Training

Join us for an Update on the LT, IRF, SNF and Hospice PEPPER, and for a preview of the new Home Health Agency PEPPER.

When: Thursday, April 30, 11:00 am CT

Registration is not required! Use this link to join the event:

Join Event
Event number: 923 918 378
Event password: lantana

The handout will be available here by April 29, 2015.

Please join the event 15 minutes before the start time in order to ensure you are able to participate. Individuals are encouraged to listen to the audio portion of the webinar through the on-line broadcast platform using their computer speakers. To connect via telephone, please dial 1-415-655-0003 (toll), the access code is 923 918 378. The session will be recorded; the recording will be posted here within three weeks of the session.