PPS Update 2011: Proposed New Home Health Claims Data Collection Codes

The recently issued proposed rule on 2011 Home Health Payment Rates includes new home health claims data collection codes. In the proposed rule, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) implements new requirements based on recommendations from the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) in 2009 (NAHC Report, 3/12/09). The new codes aim to protect…