New at Noyce Consulting — 2017 proposed rule
The moment we've been waiting for has arrived. CMS finalized a proposed final rule changing the conditions of participation for home health agencies. You can download the document here for FREE, or check out the Federal Register page (where the document won't be available until the 13th) here.
Have you ever said that Medicare didn't ask your opinion before they made some rule that doesn't make any sense? I know I have.
Here's your chance to tell CMS what you think. The home health CY 2017 Proposed Rule is available and awaiting your comment. Actually, you can't comment until after Tuesday, July 5, when it officially posts to the Federal Register. But you can download a PDF now of the advance copy.
You're likely too busy with patient care and follow up from your latest CMS-inspired QAPI project to know what Medicare plans to change in the hospice world next. Even if you had time, would you read all 140 pages of regulatory language in the the FY 2017 hospice proposed rule CMS posted April 21?
That's why I've been studying it. So I can fill you in on some important important proposals CMS published. For example: