CMS Proposes Permanent Expansion Of Telehealth In Home Health

By Michelle M. Stein / June 25, 2020 at 7:43 PM
CMS on Thursday (June 25) proposed to permanently expand home health telehealth options, initially approved for use during the COVID-19 pandemic, as part of its proposed 2021 home health pay rule, and the rule also would implement new wage index calculations while capping cuts that could be tied to those calculations. Bill Dombi, president of the National Association for Home Care and Hospice, also noted that CMS did not propose any additional behavioral adjustments to the new home health pay...

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