CMS Proposes 3.79 Percent Case Mix ‘Creep’ Reductions in 2011 and 2012

The recent home health payment rates Proposed Rule issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) includes a wide variety of regulatory changes in addition to the 2011 Home Health Prospective Payment System (HH PPS) rates (NAHC Report, 7/19/10). These include outlier payment standards, provider enrollment limitations with ownership changes, and new requirements…