CMS Sets Medicaid Payments to Home Care Workers at 80%

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is hoping to improve Medicaid enrollees’ access to care through a final rule that better compensates caregiving roles. Under the final rule, at least 80% of Medicaid payments for home care services will go toward wages, according to a White House news release that included a controversial nursing home staffing rule. It also permits states to factor in the “unique experiences that small home care providers and providers in rural areas face.”

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Source: https://www.fiercehealthcare.com/payers/cms-sets-medicaid-payments-home-care-workers-80

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