Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

Pause to Alternative Payment Models Gives Some Providers a ‘Golden Ticket,’ Leaves Others Behind

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The Global and Professional Direct Contracting Model — a Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) creation — has been put on pause. The holdup is just another example of CMMI pumping the brakes on an alternative payment model in the days since the new… Read More »Pause to Alternative Payment Models Gives Some Providers a ‘Golden Ticket,’ Leaves Others Behind

CMS Announces New, More Provider-Friendly Rules for Advanced and Accelerated Loan Repayment

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The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced amended terms Thursday for accelerated and advanced payments granted to Medicare-certified health care providers — including home health agencies — during the public health emergency. Under the new “Continuing Appropriations Act” of 2021 and “Other… Read More »CMS Announces New, More Provider-Friendly Rules for Advanced and Accelerated Loan Repayment

‘An Absolute Travesty’: Home Health Advocates Make Last-Ditch Effort to Delay Review Choice Demonstration

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When the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that the Review Choice Demonstration (RCD) would resume for participating states in August, home-based care providers and advocates were up in arms over the decision. But as the resumption date approaches, industry advocates are… Read More »‘An Absolute Travesty’: Home Health Advocates Make Last-Ditch Effort to Delay Review Choice Demonstration