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CMS to Hold Home Health PDGM Operational Issues Call

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will hold a call on Wed., Aug. 21st from 1:30 to 3 p.m. ET to provide information to help home health agencies (HHAs) prepare to implement billing changes for the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) on Jan. 1, 2020. CMS will be using the PDGM to reimburse HHAs for providing home health services under Medicare fee-for-service (FFS).

Call topics will include:

  • Billing and claims processing overview
  • How Outcome and Assessment Information Set (OASIS) data will be used in the claims system
  • Reporting new occurrence codes
  • Period timing and admission source scenarios
  • Transition scenarios

Click here to register for the call. A question and answer session will follow the presentation. For more information, visit the Home Health Prospective Payment System (PPS) website and review Medicare Learning Network (MLN) Matters Articles MM11081 and MM11272.

The presentation will be available prior to the event, and an audio recording and transcript will be available for approximately two weeks after.

Contact: Meg Everett, meverett@leadingageny.org, 518-867-8871