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Home Health 2022 Proposed Rule Highlights

Posted on: June 30, 2021

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the Home Health 2022 proposed rule on Monday, June 28, 2021. We're breaking down the details, enjoying the fireworks (including a slight increase in reimbursement!), and talking future of home health.

Most Notable Elements of the Proposed Rule

CMS is proposing a $310M increase in Home Health payments in 2022, which equates to an increase in payment by 1.8%! This proposed increase adjusts the 30-day payment base rate from $1901.12 to $2012.43. However, despite quite a bit of controversy and advocacy efforts to have the behavioral adjustments that were implemented in 2020 with the conversion to PDGM modified, they remain intact at a 4.36%.

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Tags: Home Health Agency, contract therapy, Proposed Rule

5 Essential Resources Expert Therapy Partners Should Have

Posted on: March 16, 2021

As more and more home health agencies shift to outsourcing their therapy services, it is important to understand the qualities that a great therapy partner should have. Certainly, therapy is an integral component of delivering quality care in the home and it’s critical to chose the right partner that can provide therapy expertise along with resources for success.

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Tags: Home Health Agency, contract therapy, outsourcing therapy

Advantages of Outsourcing Therapy for Home Health Agencies

Posted on: February 25, 2021

As home health agencies work to implement strategies to provide quality patient care while also reaching operational success, many agencies are outsourcing all or a portion of therapy services to a trusted partner.

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Tags: Home Health Agency, contract therapy, outsourcing therapy