CMS Finishes Face-To-Face Rules For Home Health, Medical Equipment

By Michelle M. Stein / January 27, 2016 at 8:37 PM
CMS released a final Medicaid rule Wednesday (Jan. 27) that lays out face-to-face requirements for medical equipment and home health services. The rule aligns timelines for home health face-to-face requirements with similar requirements for Medicare, and one home health lobbyist says industry is pleased that the Medicaid home health face-to-face requirements only mirror the basic elements of Medicare's difficult standards. “This rule will promote program integrity and provide clear guidance on the parameters of the home health benefit in Medicaid...

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