On July 28, 2017, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released proposed rule changes to the home health prospective payment system (HH PPS) case to cut the unit of payment to certified home health agencies (HHAs) from 60-day episodes of care to 30-day periods of care. The change to the days per episode would be implemented for periods of care beginning on or after January 1, 2019. The rule also proposes changes to the Home Health Value-Based Purchasing (HHVBP) Model, and to the Home Health Quality Reporting Program (HH QRP). Comments will be accepted until . . .
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