Training & Resources for Long-Term Acute Care Hospitals

Long-Term acute care hospitals receive their PEPPER via PEPPER Resources Portal at View a map of LT PEPPER retrievals by state.

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Current PEPPER User's Guide:


  • April 2021 LT PEPPER Review: This webinar reviews the PEPPER for Long-Term Acute Care Hospitals, version Q4FY20, released in early April, 2021. It will include the history/background of PEPPER, a high-level review of the target areas, a walk-through of a sample PEPPER to include the new format, and guidance for accessing the PEPPER. Download the PowerPoint slides (PDF) or transcript (PDF) for this PEPPER update.
  • Access a complete series of PEPPER training sessions, available as “chapters” for ease of access. A review of a sample LT PEPPER is also available.
  • New PEPPER Format: This session reviews changes to the PEPPER for greater accessibility, cleaner presentation and improved readability. Download the PowerPoint slides (PDF) or the transcript (PDF) for this PEPPER recording.

Data Resources

  • Target Area Analysis
  • Top 20 DRGs

Demonstration PEPPER:

  • Demonstration PEPPER version Q4FY20 (XLSX, updated 3/30/2021)


  • View a list of the 12 MAC jurisdictions and the number of providers in each jurisdiction in total and by state for Q4FY20 (XLSX, updated 3/30/2021).

Other Resources: