Proposed Changes Regarding Certification, Recertification, and Remote Monitoring

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued its calendar year (CY) 2019 proposed home health prospective payment system (HHPPS) rule on Monday, July 2, 2018. In addition to payment updates, CMS is proposing changes regarding certifying and recertifying patient eligibility for Medicare home health services and remote monitoring under the home health benefit.…