Medicare Issues Proposed PPS Rule: Major Changes in Store for Home Health

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) regarding updates, reforms, and refinements to the Home Health Prospective Payment System (HHPPS) late Friday. This proposal represents the first reforms to HHPPS since the initiation of the system in October 2000. The proposal triggers significant reforms to the case…