CMS Open Door Focuses on HHPPS, Competitive Bidding, Money Follows the Person

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) held their regular monthly Home Health, Hospice and Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthodics and Supplies (DMEPOS) open door forum several weeks early to address the recently published Home Health Prospective Payment System (HHPPS) Refinements and Rates Update for CY 2008 and case mix refinement proposed rule. Home…