Home Health

Jan 29, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today extended for another six months its moratoria on enrollment of new Medicare home health agencies in Florida, Illinois, Michigan and Texas, and on new Part B non-emergency ground ambulance suppliers in New Jersey, Pennsylvania. The extension…
Dec 11, 2017
Learn more about the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed rule for CY 2018 for Home Health PPS, as well as the final rules for Inpatient Rehabilitation, Skilled Nursing, and Long Term Care Hospital prospective payment systems for FY 2018.
  Post-Acute Members-Only Calls: Proposed and Final Rules for 2018 Learn more about the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed rule for CY 2018 for Home Health PPS, as well as the final rules for Inpatient Rehabilitation, Skilled Nursing, and Long Term Care Hospital…
Nov 15, 2017
On Nov. 7, the CMS published its calendar year 2018 final rule for the home health prospective payment system.
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Home Health PPS

Nov 9, 2017
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. The PPS final rule was published on July 3, 2000. In addition to this Web site, AHA members may also be interested…
Nov 2, 2017
CMS November 1 issued a final rule that updates home health prospective payment system payments for calendar year 2018 and makes changes to the HH quality reporting program.
Nov 1, 2017
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today released the final rule for the home health prospective payment system for calendar year 2018. For CY 2018, the rule decreases net HH payments by 0.4 percentage points, or $80 million, relative to CY 2017. This includes a 1.0%…
Sep 25, 2017
AHA comments to CMS regarding calendar year 2018 proposed rule for the HH prospective payment system.