CMS Finalizes Home Health Value-Based Purchasing, Doesn’t Change Behavioral Adjustment

By Michelle M. Stein / November 2, 2021 at 11:32 PM
CMS on Tuesday (Nov. 2) finalized an expansion of the Home Health Value-Based Purchasing Program , which some providers support. But the agency did not change behavioral adjustment cuts under the revamped pay system as providers had asked -- though the Partnership For Quality Home Healthcare said the uptick in the home health pay rate for 2022 is an improvement. “While we continue to have concerns over the implementation of the behavioral adjustment cuts, the slight uptick in the payment...

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