What You Need to Know About the CMS Open Door Forum

During the most recent Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Home Health, Hospice, and DME (Durable Medicare Equipment) Open Door Forum (ODF), the following information and updates were provided: HOSPICE FY2023 Hospice Proposed Rule CMS provided a brief update of the proposed payment rate update (2.7%), wage index changes, and other aspects of the…

Home Health Value-Based Purchasing (HHVBP) Model Expansion

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced  late last week that the Home Health Value-Based Purchasing (HHVBP) Model will be expanded, with implementation being created by rulemaking no earlier than January 1, 2022. NAHC is working to obtain additional information and share that in NAHC Report when it becomes available. A nationwide expansion was…