CMS Begins Cost Report Audits For PPS Rebasing

June 2012
Eli's Home Care Week;6/18/2012, Vol. 21 Issue 22, p170
The article reports that the U.S. Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has started the cost report audits for rebasing prospective payment system (PPS) rates. The Federal effort is aimed to scrutinize cost reports for home health agency (HHA) which could haunt all agencies of the entire home care industry. It adds that HHAs have received letters from Medicare administrative and auditing contractors for audits of fiscal year 2010 cost reports.


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