Industry asks CMS to consider alternatives . . .

Home Health Providers Doubt New Demo Would Stem Fraud, Urge Caution

By Michelle M. Stein
August 14, 2018 at 4:10 PM
Home health providers question how CMS' revamped home health demonstration will help stem fraud when the agency has recognized the high improper pay rate in that sector appears to be driven largely by paperwork problems, and suggest CMS look at alternatives. But the providers also ask the agency to clarify key aspects of the planned demo in the event it moves forward. The National Association for Home Care and Hospice raises questions about CMS' authority to implement the Review Choice...

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