OIG: Iowa Overpaid Medicaid-Reimbursed Home Health Providers by $37.1M

The state of Iowa did not sufficiently monitor its health home care program providers for at least four years, resulting in tens of millions of dollars in improper reimbursement, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) found upon review.  The Medicaid health home care option allows states flexibility in creating programs that produce care coordination and […]

CMS Again Extends Moratoria on New Home Health Agencies

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has extended its moratoria on new home health care agencies in Florida, Illinois, Michigan, Texas, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The home health moratoria went into effect in 2013 in Chicago, Illinois, and Miami, Florida, to prevent the enrollment of new agencies in these areas and has since […]