CMS Issues 2024 Home Health Prospective Payment System Proposed Rule
- By Laurie Watanabe
- Jul 06, 2023
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued the Calendar Year 2024 Home Health Prospective Payment System Rate Update proposed rule.
In a July 5 update, the American Association for Homecare (AAHomecare) said the proposed rule, issued by CMS on June 30, “includes proposals related to DME on orthotics and braces, lymphedema care products, and DME refills.”
AAHomecare added, “The rule also codifies returning Medicare rates for DME in non-rural/non-CBAs to levels prior to COVID-19 PHE regulatory and legislative relief. There are no rate changes for rural and non-contiguous areas; the 50/50 blended rates will continue to remain in effect, but 75/25 blended rates in non-rural areas will be terminated after the end of this year.”
The proposed rule is due to be published in the Federal Register on July 10, AAHomecare said, nothing, “AAHomecare will provide additional analysis and guidance for comments as warranted.”
Click here to access the CMS Fact Sheet, and here to see the proposed rule in pdf format.
Laurie Watanabe is the editor of Mobility Management. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.