CMS Webinar to Provide Updates on Seriously Ill Population Payment Model

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In late April the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced further plans to encourage primary care practices to participate in value-based payment arrangements under new “Primary Care First” models.  A specific Primary Care First model – the High Need Model — is designed to serve Seriously Ill Population (SIP) patients. CMS anticipates that Medicare-enrolled […]

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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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