Independent Study Finds Home Health Value-Based Purchasing Demonstrated Slight Decreases in Utilization and Medicare...

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A cohort study published in JAMA Health Forum compared beneficiary care in a state with the original Home Health Value Based Purchasing (HHVBP) demonstration and states which did not participate in the demonstration. The study found...

Prepare Your Organization for the Evolving Home Health and Hospice Environments

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LeadingAge members have free access to the results of the 2021-2022 National Healthcare at Home Best Practices and Future Insights Study. Join Lindsay Doak, Senior Manager at BerryDunn and owner of the study, as...

Now Available! Home Health Value-Based Purchasing: Getting Ready for 2023

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This Virtual Update is free for LeadingAge members and provides an overview of the national expansion of the home health value-based purchasing demonstration and how to prepare your agency for success. The nationwide expansion of the...

Annual Update of Home Health HCPCS Codes Released

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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service (CMS) released a Change Request (CR 11601) to provide the January 2023 annual update to the list of Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) codes used by...

LeadingAge Home Health Member Network Call, September 20th, 1:00 PM CT

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Join us on Tuesday, September 20th, at 1:00 PM CT, for the Home Health Member Network call. Members will be joined Andrea Price-Carter Director, Workforce and Technology Policy to discuss the Aging Workforce Now! campaign....

CMS Updates Home Health Cost Reports

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CMS released a transmittal (R3P247i) updating the Home Health Agency Cost Report, Form CMS-1728-20, by clarifying and correcting the existing instructions, forms, and electronic cost report (ECR) specifications. These changes will impact cost reporting...

Home Health Member Network Recap Available

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LeadingAge’s Home Health Member Network met on August 2, 2022, was joined by Brian Slater, Director and Kelly Vontran, Deputy Director of the Division of Home Health and Hospice at CMS for a listening...

Revised Guide to Home Health Help Desks

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A revised version of the comprehensive 1-page Guide to Home Health Help Desks is now available in the downloads section of the Home Health Quality Reporting Program Help Desk webpage. This document provides guidance to...

Medicare-Certified Home Health News

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Home Health Care Compare July Refresh. Home Health Care Compare has been updated for the July refresh.Corrections to Processing of Canceled HH Notices of Admission and of Period Sequence Edits. On July 21st, CMS issued Change...

LeadingAge Home Health Member Network Call with CMS Payment Policy Staff

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Join us on Tuesday, August 2nd, at 1 PM CT, for the Home Health Member Network call. Brian Slater, Director and Kelly Vontran, Deputy Director of the Division of Home Health and Hospice at...

Home Health Member Network Recap Available

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LeadingAge’s Home Health Member Network met on May 3, 2022, to hear from researchers at the Bipartisan Policy Center about their new home health report as well as updates on national legislation and regulatory...

KDHE State Home Health Regulation Amendments Effective May 20th

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KDHE’s Home Health licensure regulation amendments were published in the May 5, 2022 Kansas Register and became effective on May 20, 2022. The Agency plans to host follow up information sessions on June 14th,...