6th Annual Home Health Value Based Purchasing Report Released

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The Annual Report focuses on the experience of home health patients and agencies through 2021, the fourth and final year that eligible agencies in the nine original Home Health Value Based Purchasing (HHVBP) states received an adjustment to their Medicare payment amounts under the Home Health Prospective Payment System (HH PPS). An agency’s performance in […]

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Home Health Payment Rate Update Notice

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued Change Request (CR) 12509 which instructs the contractors on the system changes necessary to implement the changes to the CY 2022 home health prospective payment system (HHPPS). The CR is a recurring update notification for the HHPPS rates finalized each year in the Federal Register. The […]

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CMS Proposes Changes to the HHQRP

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued its calendar year (CY) 2019 proposed home health prospective payment system (HHPPS) rule on Monday, July 2, 2018. In addition to payment updates, CMS is proposing changes to the Home Health Quality Reporting Program (HHQRP). As part of the meaningful measures initiative, CMS proposes to remove the following […]

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HHGM Proposal Not Finalized in CMS’ 2018 Prospective Payment System Rate Update

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The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Service has issued the Calendar Year (CY) 2018 Home Health Prospective Payment System Rate Update final rule on the Federal Register, public inspection page. CMS indicates that based on the comments received it is not finalizing the HHGM proposal for a new payment model in 2019at this time. Although this is not […]

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