CMS Answers Questions on Provisional Enhanced Oversight of New Home Health Agencies

The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) has received clarification on several areas related to MLN Matters® article SE 19005, which describes a period of provisional enhanced oversight for newly enrolled home health agencies (HHAs). The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) recently announced that newly enrolled HHAs are subject to a period…

CMS to Supress RAP Payments on New Home Health Agencies

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a Med learn (MLN) Matters® article, SE 19005 that will place all new home health agencies (HHAs) into a provisional period of enhanced oversight. The provisional period will include a suppression of all Requests for Anticipated Payment (RAP) payments for 30 days to 1 year, effective…