The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Home Health Proposed Rule for calendar year (CY) 2018 has been posted at https://federalregister.gov/d/2017-15825
This proposed rule outlines the CMS planned changes to the home health payment system and quality initiatives including Home Health Value-Based Purchasing (HHVBP), the home health quality measures and OASIS. CMS is now accepting public comments on these proposed changes through September 25, 2017.
You may submit comments electronically at http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the “Advanced Search” link.
We encourage all home health agencies and stakeholders to read this proposal and provide CMS with your questions and valuable insights.