CMS: Home Health Agencies Should Provide Therapy Services Under PDGM

By Chelsea Cirruzzo / March 3, 2020 at 11:38 AM
Home health agencies should continue to provide therapy services under a new payment system implemented this year, CMS clarified in an article last month, although a recent report by S&P Global Ratings predicts that agencies that offer more therapy services will be negatively impacted by the new system. The Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) was finalized in a 2019 pay rule and went into effect earlier this year, reflecting the biggest overhaul of the home health pay system in 20 years...

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