CMS Will Not Delay Home Health CoPs

Posted on Friday, December 1, 2017 5:45 PM

Even though the CMS has not issued the final guideline for the CoPs, they are standing firm with the implementation date of January 13,2018. 

“In a letter to CMS, Dombi requested the final rule be delayed until July 13, 2018, or six months following the issuance of the final interpretive guidelines, which could be released in December. CMS issued a draft of the guidelines in October.”

For their part, CMS feels strongly that they have done enough to stand by its implementation date by releasing the draft guidelines and the e-mail box.

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