Home Health PPS

The Balanced Budget Act of 1997, as amended by the Omnibus Consolidated and Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act (OCESAA) of 1999, called for the development and implementation of a prospective payment system (PPS) for Medicare home health services. The BBA put in place the interim payment system (IPS) until the PPS could be implemented. Effective October 1, 2000, the home health PPS replaced the IPS for all home health agencies.

In addition to this page, AHA members may also be interested in visiting the Constituency Section for Long-Term Care and Rehabilitation, which seeks to improve continuity of care between acute, pre- and post-acute, and long-term services, and to support efforts to improve delivery of health-related services to chronically ill, elderly, and disabled persons requiring continuing care in institutions, the community, and the home.

Related Resources

Webinar Recordings
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Regulatory Advisory: Home Health PPS F
Advisory
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Download the full Regulatory Advisory (PDF) below
Webinar Recordings
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Leveraging home health and other post-acute programs/tools to assist hospitals in achieving their value based purchasing goals and preventing read
Special Bulletin
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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Oct.
Letter
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AHA comments on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ calendar year 2019 proposed rule for the Home Health prospective payment system.
Letter
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AHA comments on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' agency information collection notice on the home health “Review Choice” demonstration.