CMS Proposes to Begin RCD on December 10, 2018

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has issued a second Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) notice for public comment for the Home Health Pre-Claim Review Demonstration (A.K.A. Review Choice Demonstration). This notice is for a 30-day public comment period CMS proposes to initially implement the demonstration in Illinois, Ohio, North Carolina, Florida, and Texas with…

We Are Seeking Public Comment on the Strategic Plan for NAHC 2.0

Over the past four months, NAHC has been working hard to understand the current state of our association and to make strategic choices for the future. In February, nearly 400 of you shared your perspective through a member feedback survey. Your perspective helped define what role NAHC must play in the industry and what our strategic…

Chance to Submit Public Comments to CMS on Improving IMPACT Act Ends Soon

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced an opportunity for the public to comments on two home health agencies initiatives related to the Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation Act of 2014 (IMPACT Act). The first is a proposed quality measure for the domain: – Transfer of Health Information and Care Preferences, and…

CMS Seeks Comments on New Home Health Quality Measure

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has contracted with RTI International and Abt Associates to further develop a cross-setting post-acute care transfer of health information and care preferences quality measure, as mandated in the Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation Act (IMPACT Act). As part of its measure development process, CMS encourages the public…