NAHC Comments on the Proposed Changes to the Medicare Home Health Prospective Payment System

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced on Thursday, June 27, proposed changes to the Medicare home health prospective payment system (HHPPS) for 2014 incorporating rebasing along with changes in case mix weights. The CMS proposal would apply the full 3.5% rate cut authorized under the law. The results of such a cut…