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Rebasing for Home Health PPS

CMS has noted what their calculated rates are going to be for Year 2 of Rebasing as per the Proposed Rule for 2015 HH PPS. We have issue with the calculated costs for an episode for a number of reasons; applicable to the amounts as calculated per your original...

Face-to-Face

CMS has included several changes to the Face-to-Face Provision in the Proposed Rule for 2015 HH PPS.  One that is definitely needed, one that could impact the referral source (albeit minimally, when compared to the impact to HH), and one that has the potential to be...

Outliers

CMS did not propose any changes to the Outlier Provision for 2015.  I believe that this is the first time in several years that no changes have been proposed by CMS to this provision.  However, that does not impact my following comment in regards to the Outlier...