TITLE

2.3% Pay Cut Hits Freestanding For-Profits Hardest In 2012

PUB. DATE
January 2012
SOURCE
Eli's Rehab Report;Jan2012, Vol. 19 Issue 1, pp4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reprots on the final rule issued by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) that reduces medicare payment rates for home health agencies to 2.3% starting January 1, 2012. In indicates that the cut will strip 430 million dollars from Medicare spending on home care in 2012. Meanwhile, CMS proposes to remove two hypertension codes from the case mix mode and adjust case mix weights to pay high-therapy episodes less.
ACCESSION #
70221699

 

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