NAHC Submits Comments on CMS Proposed Rule: Outlier Eligibility, Case Mix Weight Recalibration, Value-Based Purchasing, Negative Pressure Wound Therapy and Quality Measures

The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) submitted formal comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services regarding its proposed rule that includes the calendar year 2017 Home Health Prospective Payment System (HHPPS) rate update along with significant changes in HHRG scoring and weights, a revised standard for outlier episode payments, modifications…