By Robert Holly @ Home Health Care News

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is finding new ways to penalize home health providers.

In its proposed payment rule for 2020 released last week, CMS floated the idea of phasing out pre-payments for home health services starting in 2020, killing them completely by the following year. Currently, home health providers can receive roughly 60% of anticipated payment at the beginning of a patient’s episode of care through a Request for Anticipated Payment (RAP). 

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