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HHS/CMS RIN: 0938-AQ30 Publication ID: Fall 2010 
Title: ●Home Health Prospective Payment System Refinements and Rate Update for CY 2012 (CMS-1353-P) 
Abstract: This proposed rule would update the 60-day national episode rate (based on the applicable Home Health Market Basket Update and case-mix adjustment) and would also update the national per-visit rates (used to calculate low utilization payment adjustments (LUPAs) and outlier payments) amounts under the Medicare Prospective Payment System for home health agencies. These changes would be applicable to services furnished on or after January 1st. 
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services(HHS)  Priority: Economically Significant 
RIN Status: First time published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: Yes  Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined 
EO 13771 Designation: uncollected 
CFR Citation: 42 CFR 484   
Legal Authority: Social Security Act, secs 1102 and 1871       42 USC 1302 and 1395(hh)    Social Security Act, sec 1895       42 USC 1395(fff)   
Legal Deadline:
Action Source Description Date
Final  Statutory    11/01/2011 
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  07/00/2011    
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined  Government Levels Affected: Undetermined 
Federalism: Undetermined 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Kelly Horney
Health Insurance Specialist,
Department of Health and Human Services
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Center for Medicare Management, Mail Stop C5-07-28, 7500 Security Boulevard,
Baltimore, MD 21244
Phone:410 786-0558
Fax:410 786-0765