NAHC Receives Clarification on CMS Policies for Home Health Agencies

The National Association for Home Care & Hospice ( NAHC) has received additional clarification on Medicare coverage policies for home health agencies. Earlier this month NAHC reported on responses from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on several key outstanding question. In that report NAHC noted follow-up was needed on two of CMS’…

CMS Releases Transmittals to Update Manuals to Reflect Home Health Final Rule 2019 Changes

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released two transmittals on March 22, 2019 that update CMS manuals to reflect changes made by the CY2019 Home Health Final Rule to the updated plan of care requirements and the elimination of the requirement that the physician estimate the length of home health services at recertification.…