CMS Updates Home Infusion Therapy Benefit Information

Remember, if you want to serve on NAHC committees or advisory boards, go HERE for more information! Deadline is Jan 15. On January 1, 2021 the new Medicare Home Infusion Therapy (HIT) benefit became fully effective, completely carving out some home infusion services from the Medicare Home Health benefit. Home health agencies have been preparing…

CMS Open Door Forum Reviews CY2019 Home Health Payment Rule

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) held its most recent Home Health, Hospice and DME Open Door Forum on Wednesday, July 11.  A large majority of the call was dedicated to the 2019 proposed home health prospective payment system (HHPPS) rate update rule. Following is a summary of those provisions and other matters…