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CMS to Host Call on Home Health Certification

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will conduct a national provider call on new patient certification requirements for home health agencies. The call will take place Dec. 16 from 10:30 a.m. – noon (PT). In the recently released calendar year home health prospective payment system final rule, CMS finalized a new patient certification requirement for home health agencies beginning Jan. 1, 2015. During the MLN Connects National Provider Call, CMS subject matter experts will discuss the changes to the Medicare home health benefit, followed by a question-and-answer session. Registration is available at MLN Connects Event Registration.