CMS Final Rule Released: Home Health Prospective Payment System Rates and Value-Based Purchasing Program

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released the final rule that includes the 2016 Home Health Prospective Payment System rate update and the Home Health Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) pilot program. Following are the highlights: Rates The case mix creep adjustment has been reduced from the proposed level and will be phased in…