Despite recent welcome news to the home health agency (“HHA”) industry in Florida, Illinois, Michigan, and Texas following an end to Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (“CMS’s”) long-standing HHA provider enrollment moratoria, CMS subsequently announced that it would place some newly enrolled HHAs in a provisional period of enhanced oversight. The purpose
Need for Home Health Companies Pro-Active Advocacy with State Medicaid Agencies
By Epstein Becker Green on
Posted in Home Health Law and Compliance
By Clifford E. Barnes and Marshall E. Jackson, Jr.
Recent enforcements in home health fraud have highlighted the need for home health companies of every state to engage the State Medicaid payment agency in pro-active affirmative discussion to work together to identify issues related to fraud and abuse. Such discussions will provide home health companies …