CMS Finalizes CY 2020 Home Health Rule

Published: 11/04/2019

Sources:
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • Home Health

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released its home health prospective payment system final rule with comment period effective January 1, 2020. This rule with comment period includes:

  • A modification to the payment regulations pertaining to the content of the home health plan of care
  • Allows therapist assistants to furnish maintenance therapy.

Note: According to CMS, the change allowing therapist assistants to perform maintenance therapy under the Medicare h

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