Comments on Proposed Regulations (Limited Access)

VNAA advocates for changes in federal regulations on behalf of safety net home health and hospice services on a variety of important issues such as annual home health and hospice update regulations, implementation of the Affordable Care Act, the Department of Labor companionship wage and hour regulations, and regulations related to Medicaid or dually eligible Medicare/Medicaid patients.

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Home Health Regulations
Hospice Regulations
Affordable Care Act and Other Health Care Regulations

Home Health

CMS Rule on Home Health Prospective Payment System CY2014


Hospice Wage Index for Fiscal Year 2014

Hospice Wage Index for Fiscal Year 2013 (Notice Only)

In 2012, CMS did not release a proposed rule for hospice but instead did a notice which did not specifically request comments. Other changes to the hospice program were included in the FY 2013 Home Health Propose Rule.

Affordable Care Act and Other Health Care RegulationsHome Health Copayment

Department of Health and Human Services Request for Information on Advancing Interoperability and Health Information Exchange