CMS to Host Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum on August 9th

Posted on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 11:58 PM

On August 9th, CMS will host a Home Health, Hospice and DME Open Door Forum to review the home health proposed payment rule and the hospice final payment rule.

The agenda is as follows:

  • Announcements & Updates
  • Hospice CAHPS updates
  • CY 2018 Home Health Prospective Payment System Final Rule
    • Request for Information
    • CY 2018 Proposed Payment Rate Updates
    • CY 2019 Proposed Case-Mix Adjustment Methodology Refinements
    • Proposed Changes to the Home Health Quality Reporting Program
    • Proposed Changes to the Home Health Value-Based Purchasing Program
  • Guidance Modification Related to Home Health “One Clinician” Convention
  • FY 2018 Hospice Wage Index and Payment Rate Update Final Rule
    • FY 2018 Payment Rate Updates
    • Hospice Quality Reporting Program Updates and Hospice Compare.

The call takes place at 2pm est. To participate, dial 1-800-837-1935 Conference ID: 60574200.
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