CMS Issues Proposed Rule on 2011 Home Health Payment Rates; Proposal Includes Many Other Non-Rate Changes

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published the Proposed Rule on the 2011 Medicare home health payment rates late Friday, July 16, 2010. The rule will be formally published in the Federal Register July 22. Public comments can be submitted through Sept. 14, 2010. The Proposed Rule includes the 2011 payment rates along…