Training & Resources for Skilled Nursing Facilities

Free-standing skilled nursing facilities and skilled nursing facilities that are part of another type of hospital receive their PEPPER via PEPPER Resources Portal at View a map of SNF PEPPER retrievals by state.

Skilled Nursing Facilities/swingbeds that are part of a short-term acute care hospital receive their PEPPER via QualityNet Portal at

View information on how to download your PEPPER via QualityNet Portal.

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SNF PEPPER Testimonials

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 PEPPER Q4FY17 (XLS, updated 3/28/2018).

PEPPER Training Sessions

Demonstration PEPPER:

  • Demonstration PEPPER version Q4FY17 (XLS, updated 3/28/2018)

Other Resources:


When: Thursday,
May 10, 1 – 2 p.m. CDT
What: A WebEx presented by Kimberly Hrehor with TMF Health Quality Institute
Topic: A review of the new release of the Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) PEPPER (version Q4FY17), including the new “20-day Episodes of Care” target area
Registration is required. Register


This program is being brought to you at no charge.

Because registration is limited to 1,000 sites, SNFs are encouraged to coordinate internally to prevent duplicate registrations and to allow as many SNFs as possible to participate. Registrants will receive an email with information about how to join the session, in addition to audio conference information.

For those unable to participate, the session will be recorded and posted here by May 24, 2018.

Handout: This will be posted here by May 9, 2018. It will also be available via WebEx upon joining the session.