The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requests Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) pay attention to clarifying HH language from CMS and use facility and physician input for evaluation of HH eligibility. A Calendar Year 2015 Home Health Prospective Payment System (HH PPS) Final Rule requires use of this information in place of a face to face encounter. Contractors shall use the clarifying information to figure out claim status according to HH requirements.
Subject: Home Health (HH) Language in Pub. 100-8
Release Date: March 17, 2017
Effective Date: April 17, 2017
Implementation Date: April 17, 2017
Special Notes: N/A