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Hold on Pre-Claim in Illinois, Delay in Florida
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that the Home Health Pre-Claim Review Demonstration (PCRD) to begin in Florida has been put on hold. The demonstration will be put on hold for at least 30 days in Illinois, beginning April 1, 2017, and will not expand to Florida as scheduled on April 1, CMS announced Friday, March 31.
Initial Approval for 27 States' HCBS State Transition Plans
CMS granted 27 states initial approval of their Statewide Transition Plan (STP) to be in compliance with the federal home and community-based services (HCBS) regulations.
CMS Delays Home Health Conditions of Participation
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released its final rule on the Medicare and Medicaid Conditions of Participation (CoP) for home health agencies. CMS delayed the effective date of the final "Conditions of Participation for Home Health Agencies" for an additional six months.
DOJ Issues New Corporate Compliance Guidance
LeadingAge Asks HUD to Withdraw Mandatory Energy Benchmarking Proposal
According to the original HUD proposal, reporting would be through EPA’s Portfolio Manager System and would apply to properties with more than 20 units and would require at least 12 months of utility data. While LeadingAge has no objection to ...