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CMS Drops HHGM Proposal from Final Rule

CMS Drops HHGM Proposal from Final Rule

In July of 2017, CMS proposed payment changes for Medicare Home Health Agencies. The proposed payment change included a change in the unit of payment from 60-day episodes of care to 30-day episodes of care. This change was to be implemented January 1, 2019. View Official Announcement

GREAT NEWS! On November 1, 2017, in regulation CMS-1672-F, CMS published that they are NOT finalizing the implementation of the Home Health Groupings Model (HHGM) in this final rule. View Official Announcement

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