CMS Updates for Home Health Care Agencies

CMS Updates for Home Health Care Agencies– “Home Health Compare”

Press Release Announcement from CMS on Home Health Quality Measure Per press release public comments will be due October 14, 2016 on a cross-setting post-acute care measure under the Improving Medicare Post-Acute care Transformation Act of 2014 (IMPACT Act) to meet the domain of incidence of major falls, for application in home health. If you are interested in commenting on this you can visit the Public Comment webpage of Centers of Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

This site: http://www.medicare.gov/homehealthcompare/search.aspx has a compilation of all Medicare certified home health agencies in the U.S. If you are discharged from the hospital with doctors orders for skilled home care such as, skilled nursing care, physical therapy, occupational therapy,Speech therapy, Medical Social Services, and Home Health Aide, this is for you.

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