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Regulation No.
CMS-1689-P
Title
CY 2019 Medicare Home Health Prospective Payment System (HH PPS) rates and wage index for calendar year (CY) 2019.
Publication Date
2018-07-12
Year
CY 2019
Display Date
2018-06-29
Description
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule (CMS-1689-P) that updates the Medicare Home Health Prospective Payment System (HH PPS) rates and wage index for calendar year (CY) 2019. The proposed HH PPS policies included in the rule would result in a 2.1 percent increase ($400 million) in payments to HHAs in CY 2019 and extends the rural add-on payment for CYs 2019 through 2022.
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