CMS schedules Q&A session related to guidance from OASIS-D events

Source: Home Health Line
CMS has announced that from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. EST Nov. 29, it will hold a question-and-answer session related to guidance on the OASIS-D presented during webinars in August and September and a Train-the-Trainer event in Baltimore in November.
OASIS-D takes effect Jan. 1, 2019.
Learn more about the event at https://go.cms.gov/2eA0xZn.

Providers worry that proposed rule could cut Medicaid revenue

Source: Bottom Line
The CMS is drafting a proposed rule that would give states greater flexibility in paying (or not paying) for non-emergent medical transportation (NEMT) for Medicaid beneficiaries. This proposed rule aligns with CMS’ repeated intentions to create “a new era for the federal and state Medicaid partnership where states have more freedom to design programs that meet the spectrum of diverse needs of their Medicaid population,” as stated in a letter from HHS secretary …