CMS Does Not Have Statutory Authority to Impose HHGM, Must Withdraw It

As NAHC Report readers know, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed on July 28, 2017, an entirely new payment system for Medicare home health services, scheduled to begin in CY2019. This proposal, the Home Health Groupings Model (HHGM), completely replaces the patient classification system with a new and untested model that classifies…