CMS Issues Outlier Policy Q&As; NAHC Provides Guidance for Agencies

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has provided guidance (clarifying information) regarding the new calendar year (CY) 2010 outlier policy under the Home Health Prospective Payment System (HH PPS), which was promulgated in the Medicare Home Health Prospective Payment System Rate Update for CY 2010 Final Rule (CMS-1560-F). Following is the full guidance,…