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OASIS-C2 2018 Guidance Manual Available

Manual contains clarifications about the One Clinician Rule; effective date is Jan. 1, 2018.

December 11, 2017


Home Health PPS Rate Calculator Updated

Member tool is helpful in projecting Medicare revenue.

November 24, 2017


Final Medicare Rule Cuts CHHA Rates, Delays Major Rate-Setting Overhaul

Home Health Prospective Payment System rates to decrease by 0.4 percent in 2018.

November 7, 2017


CMS Posts Recording of HHA Star Rating Call

CMS presents the rationale, proposed timing, and impact of changes to HHA 5-Star calculations.

October 29, 2017


CMS Circulates Draft Interpretive Guidelines

Guidelines are aimed at helping interpret revisions to Medicare Home Health Conditions of Participation.

October 30, 2017


Webinar on CMS Emergency Preparedness Rule for CHHAs Posted to HCS

Webinar slides and document with emergency preparedness resources also posted.

October 24, 2017


Home Care Cost Reports: LHCSA Report Collection Period Ends Friday, Others Just Beginning

LHCSA cost report submission period ends Nov. 3rd; CHHA, LTHHCP, and Hospice submission window about to start.

October 31, 2017


LeadingAge NY Advocates for Collaborative Post-Acute Care Models and Regulatory Reforms

In comments on the Post-Acute Care Management Models Regulatory Modernization Initiative, LeadingAge NY asked DOH to support collaborative post-acute care models rather than changing home care licensing regulations to permit hospitals to provide home-based services.

October 17, 2017


DOH Post-Acute Care Management Models Work Group Discusses Regulatory Reforms

The Work Group's second meeting included wide-ranging discussion of home-based care delivered by hospitals and policy proposals related to post-acute care.

September 19, 2017


The Pre Authorization Demonstration is now revised to a Pre-Claim Review Demonstration for Home Health Services

CMS will host a Special Open Door Forum to discuss this today, June 14th.

June 14, 2016
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