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Trick or Treat? CMS Releases Final Rule for Home Health CY2020

Posted on: November 1, 2019

October 31, 2019 – As expected, CMS finalized the significant payment model change for Home Health services starting in 2020. The Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) will start with any new patient episodes on or after 01/01/2020.

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HHS Delays Effective Date of Final Rule

Posted on: March 23, 2017



On March 20, HHS issued a statement delaying the effective date of the Final Rule as it applies to three new EPMs. The start date has been changed from July 1, 2017 to October 1, 2017 for:

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