CMS To Expand Home Health Value-Based Purchasing Model in 2022

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg / January 12, 2021 at 11:37 AM
CMS announced Friday (Jan. 8) it will expand the home health value-based purchasing demonstration in 2022 -- a move welcomed by home health advocates who were nevertheless surprised, given the administration change in less than two weeks. CMS and home health advocates consider the home health value-based purchasing model successful as there’s been an average 4.6% improvement in home health agencies’ quality scores and an average annual savings of $141 million to Medicare since the demo started in 2016. The...

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