Two New CMS Q&As Address Home Health Agencies’ Rights Regarding Face-to-Face Encounters

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has posted two new questions and answers (Q&As) in response to a difference of opinion between home health agency (HHA) and Medicare beneficiary advocacy representatives concerning HHA rights to refuse admission and discharge patients when face-to-face encounter requirements have not been met. The National Association for Home…