- December 20, 2017
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
|This final rule updates the home health prospective payment system (HH PPS) payment rates, including the national, standardized 60-day episode payment rates, the national per-visit rates, and the non-routine medical supply (NRS) conversion factor, effective for home health episodes of care ending on or after January 1, 2018.
The rule also updates the HH PPS case-mix weights; implements the third year of a 3-year phase-in of a reduction to the national, standardized 60-day episode payment and discusses CMS ’efforts to monitor the potential impacts of the rebasing adjustments that were implemented in CY 2014 through CY 2017. In addition, this rule finalizes changes to the Home Health Value-Based Purchasing (HHVBP) Model.