Friday, December 06, 2013
Final Home Health PPS Rule published in Federal Register
The CY 2014 national standardized 60-day episode payment will be $2,869.27 as compared to an average payment per episode of $2,952.03 per episode on calendar year 2013. The new rate for agencies that do not submit quality data is reduced by 2% to $2,813.18.
The CY 2014 national per-visit rates will be:
Home Health Aide - $54.84
Medical Social Services - $194.12
Occupational Therapy - $133.30
Physical Therapy - $132.40
Skilled Nursing - $121.10
Speech-Language Pathology - $143.88
What impact will these new rates have on your home health agency?
What impact will they have on the industry?