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CMS Issues CY 2020 Home Health PPS Rate Update

The proposal phases out prepayments for home health, ratchets up reductions based on behavioral assumptions in PDGM.

July 16, 2019


Home Health Updates

HHCAHPS Preview Reports with star ratings available; webcast on new PEPPER for CHHAs.

July 2, 2019


Reminder: All CHHAs Should Transition to New Home Health Change of Care Form by July 1st

There have been no changes made to the form.

June 18, 2019


CMS Seeks Public Input on Patients over Paperwork Initiative

Members are encouraged to provide input on ways to reduce administrative and regulatory burden and improve care.

June 11, 2019


Manual Updates for Home Health

CMS updates manuals relating to requirements for home health recertification and plans of care.

April 16, 2019


Are You Ready for PDGM?

Ensure your team is prepared for PDGM by joining VNAA and LeadingAge members for a critical five-part weekly educational webinar series beginning April 3rd.

March 26, 2019


Provider Reports for Hospices and CHHAs Due Feb. 1st

Both the 2017 Hospice Cost and Utilization Report and 2017 Statistical Report for CHHAs/LTHHCPs are due Feb. 1, 2019.

January 28, 2019


Important Calls for Home Health

Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum to be held Wed., Jan. 16th; Home Health PDGM Call to be held Tues., Feb. 12th.

January 15, 2019


Guidance on Advanced Home Health Aide Training Program Now Available

Dear Administrator Letter and additional guidance now available; more guidance on supervision will be issued soon.

January 8, 2019


Billing Guidance Issued on CHHA Episodic Payment System

The document clarifies synchronization of Medicare and Medicaid episodes.

January 2, 2019
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