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CMS Call to Provide Guidance on Patient-Driven Groupings Model

Tuesday, January 8, 2019   (0 Comments)
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January 8, 2019, NAHC Report


The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Medicare Learning Network will hold a conference call in February 2019 to provide information about the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM), a radical change in home health payment.

The call will occur on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 from 1:30 to 3:00 PM Eastern Time.

The intended audience for this call is home health agencies, administrators, clinicians, and other interested stakeholders.

During this call, learn about the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) that will be implemented on January 1, 2020. CMS will use the PDGM to reimburse home health agencies for providing home health services under Medicare Fee-For-Service.


Topics include:

  • Overview of PDGM model;
  • Walkthrough of payment adjustments, including low utilization payment adjustments, partial payment adjustments, and outliers payments

A question and answer session follows the presentation.

For More Information: For more information, visit the HH PPS webpage; review the CY 2019 HH PPS final rule and the Overview of the Patient-Driven Groupings Model.

Registration Assistance:

Review Frequently Asked Questions;

To request TTY services, email at least 3 business days before the event

REGISTER HERE to be a part of this call.

An audio recording and transcript of the event will become available approximately two weeks after the call ends.

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