CMS Finalizes Delay for the HHCOPs

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule that delays the implementation date for the revised home health Conditions of Participation (HHCoPs) until January 13, 2018. Additionally, CMS finalized a phase-in date for the requirements at §484.65(d) Standard: “Performance improvement projects” and moved the date to grandfather all administrators employed by…