May 18, 2023
Home Health Stakeholders Call On CMS To Rectify ‘Significant’ Forecast Errors From 2021, 2022
Home Health Care News
Home health stakeholders are urging the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to address an alleged forecast error in the home health market basket for 2021 and 2022.
Broadly, CMS calculates the expected impact of cost inflation for home health agencies annually. In order to do this, CMS relies on a forecasting methodology from a private entity that is applied to the most recent cost data available for home health care.