CMS Final Rule – Discharge Planning for Home Health Agencies

Published: 11/12/2019

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

The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released a final rule that addresses discharge planning. The final rule, Revisions to Discharge Planning Requirements, revises discharge planning requirements for multiple program areas, including Home Health Agencies (HHA) The final rule requires the discharge planning process to focus on a patient’s goals and treatment preferences. Today’s StayAlert! Notice reviews requirements affecting HHAs.  The final rule is effective Novem

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