HomeCare Editors’ Top 5: Week of June 13
CMS Launches Home Health Prior Authorization Requirement and other can’t miss stories from the major news outlets
CMS Releases Additional Competitive Bidding Monitoring Data
When the Medicare program implements changes to how it pays for medical care or equipment, CMS monitors to make sure that any adjustments meet our goals of preserving access to care and facilitating better health outcomes for Medicare beneficiaries.
Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare Responds to Medicare Rule
Now called a Pre-Claim Review Demonstration affecting seniors in five states over three years, the demonstration will impose still further documentation requirements on already burdened high quality home health agencies.
New Final Rule for ACOs in Medicare Shared Savings Program Released
Medicare is moving away from paying for each service a physician provides towards a system that rewards physicians for coordinating with each other.
CQRC Urges Support for PADME Act
Home oxygen leaders stress the importance of consistent and uninterrupted access to home respiratory care.
GAO Report on Complex Rehab Accessories Presented to Congress
From the findings in the report, it is estimated that the rates for CRT will be cut 10 to 34 percent when 100 percent of the competitive bid program (CBP)‐adjusted rates are implemented on July 1, 2016.