On October 31, CMS released the 2020 HH PPS Final Rule.
- 1.3% payment increase in 2020
- Smaller adjustment to accommodate anticipated “behavior changes” with implementation of PDGM
- Split percentage payments at 20% for existing HHAs in CY 2020 and phased out for all HHAs in CY 2021, but with a delay for the requirement for an Notice of Admission until CY 2022
- Therapist assistants may provide maintenance services in accordance with state practice requirements
For additional information, access the Fact Sheet here.
Access the Final Rule here.