CMS Announces Extension of Temporary Moratoria on Enrollment of New Home Health Agencies and Part B Ambulance Suppliers in Six States

In the January 29, 2015 Federal Register, CMS announced a six-month extension of the temporary moratoria on the enrollment of new home health agencies (HHAs), HHA sub-units, and Medicare Part B ambulance suppliers in designated geographic areas in Florida, Illinois, Michigan, Texas, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The CMS notice indicates that the decision to extend the moratoria was based on CMS’s determination of “a high risk of fraud, waste, or abuse in these provider and supplier types within these geographic… Read More >