CMS Proposes Extra Home Health Pay Cut To Offset Upcoding

By John Wilkerson / July 6, 2015 at 7:21 PM
CMS on Monday (July 6) proposed cutting home health pay by 1.72 percent in each of two years on top of the pay rebasing that industry expected. The agency also proposed testing a value-based purchasing model that would put home health companies at risk for up to 8 percent pay cuts by the end of the pilot, which is far higher than similar programs for other types of providers. CMS proposed the additional pay cuts to get back what Medicare...

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