Home Health & Hospice

Home health proposed rule for 2016 now available in the Federal Register

Homecare E-News, July 13, 2015

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CMS’ proposed home health rule for calendar year (CY) 2016—which was first released last Monday and officially published in the Federal Register on Friday—has caused a stir among home health providers. Under the proposal, the sector would take a $350 million overall payment hit and see the first inklings of a value-based purchasing (VBP) program that is poised to introduce escalating, performance-related payment implications throughout the setting. 

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