On November 9, 2010, CMS is hosting a national provider conference call on the Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Prospective Payment System (PPS) Resource Utilization Group-Version 4 (RUG-IV). This call will review the transition from RUG-III to RUG-IV and the additional changes needed to install a hybrid RUG-III grouper (HR-III) mandated by statute.  The registration deadline for the call is 2:00 p.m. ET on November 8.