CMS Proposes Significant Changes to Home Health Agency 36-Month Rule

In the Home Health Prospective Payment System Proposed Rule for Calendar Year 2011 (Proposed Rule), the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recommends significant changes to the 36-month rule. This rule, applicable solely to home health agencies (HHAs), affects the sale of home health agencies within 36 months of initial enrollment. Under the 36-month…