CMS 2012 Medicare Home Health Wage Index Released

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued the final rule to update the Home Health Prospective Payment System (HH PPS) rates for Calendar Year 2012.

Payments to home health agencies are estimated to decrease by approximately 2.31 percent or $430 million in CY 2012, the net effect of a 1.4 percent payment update, the wage index update, and the case-mix coding adjustment.

Click here to view the 2012 Home Health Wage Index

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