Wednesday, March 5, 2014
CMS Places Moratoria on Home Health Agency Enrollment
On February 4, 2014, CMS announced new moratoria pm Home Health Agency (HHA) enrollment in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Detroit, MI, Dallas, TX, and Houston, TX. CMS also extended the existing moratoria in Miami, FL and Chicago, IL. The moratoria are in place for 6 months, though CMS may lift or extend the moratoria. Prospective HHA applications that were not approved prior to January 30, 2014 will be denied by the Medicare Administrative Contractor. For more information, see https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Provider-Enrollment-and-Certification/SurveyCertificationGenInfo/Downloads/Survey-and-Cert-Letter-14-10.pdf.