Oct 10th, 2019
CMS moves to empower patients to be more active participants in the discharge planning process. A final rule revises and implements discharge planning requirements that hospitals, critical access hospitals (CAHs), and home health agencies (HHAs) must meet as a condition of participation (CoP) in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. These facilities have until Nov. 29, ...
In CMS
Mar 31st, 2017
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued on March 31 a proposed rule (CMS-3819-P2) to delay the effective date for the Medicare and Medicaid Programs: Conditions of Participation for Home Health Agencies (HHA CoPs) final rule. The current effective date for the final rule is July 13. The proposed rule would delay the effective ...
In CMS
Oct 28th, 2011
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed two rules and finalized a third rule, Oct. 18, with the intention to “reduce unnecessary, obsolete, or burdensome regulations.” CMS estimates these reforms could potentially save hospitals and health care providers nearly $1.1 billion dollars in the first year alone. CMS Takes Steps to Reduce Regulatory ...