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HHS/CMS RIN: 0938-AT68 Publication ID: Fall 2019 
Title: CY 2020 Home Health Prospective Payment System Rate Update and Quality Reporting Requirements (CMS-1711-F)(Section 610 Review) 

This annual final rule updates the payment rates under the Medicare prospective payment system for home health agencies. In addition, this rule finalizes changes to the Home Health Value-Based Purchasing (HHVBP) Model and to the Home Health Quality Reporting Program (HH QRP).  

Agency: Department of Health and Human Services(HHS)  Priority: Economically Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: Yes  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: Regulatory 
RFA Section 610 Review: Section 610 Review 
CFR Citation: 42 CFR 424    42 CFR 484   
Legal Authority: 42 U.S.C. 1302    42 U.S.C. 1395(hh)   
Legal Deadline:
Action Source Description Date
Final  Statutory    11/01/2019 
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  07/18/2019  84 FR 34598   
NPRM Comment Period End  09/09/2019 
Final Action  11/00/2019 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Yes  Government Levels Affected: Undetermined 
Small Entities Affected: Businesses  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: Yes 
Agency Contact:
Hillary Loeffler
Director, Division of Home Health and Hospice
Department of Health and Human Services
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Center for Medicare, MS: C5-07-22, 7500 Security Boulevard,
Baltimore, MD 21244
Phone:410 786-0456