CMS Open Door Forum Covers Home Health Payment Updates & Hospice Survey Reforms

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Open Door Forum (ODF) for home health, hospice and durable medical equipment (DME) providers on June 30, 2021 covered the CY2022 home health proposed rule that was released at the end of last week, and the remainder included some quality reporting and other updates for home health…

NAHC Urges CMS on Implementation of Hospice Survey Reforms

The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) wrote to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to provide a series of recommendations related to implementation of the hospice survey reforms enacted as part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 in late December. The reforms were triggered by Office of the Inspector…