Review Choice Demonstration is in full cycle in Illinois, Ohio, North Carolina, Florida, and Texas. In June 2021, Palmetto GBA posted the top reasons for non-Affirmation and claim denials, many being related to Face-to-Face encounters.
Review Choice Demonstration (RCD) has officially rolled out across five states (Ohio, Illinois, Texas, North Carolina and Florida). It is critical that home health organizations fully understand the requirements and recognize the impacts the demonstration has on the industry.
CMS announced December 22, 2020 that they will be extending the phased-in participation of the Review Choice Demonstration for home health agencies in Florida and North Carolina until March 31, 2021.
Read more about the many regulatory changes that have become more flexible during this COVID-19 pandemic.
CMS and Palmetto GBA have announced a phase-in approach of Low Utilization Payment Adjustments (LUPAs) within the Review Choice Demonstration (RCD) in the wake of PDGM.
At the end of May 2018, CMS released a notice to providers describing their intention to implement an updated version of the previously paused Pre-Claim Review Demonstration. The revision is titled “Review Choice Demonstration for Home Health Services (RCD). Providers in the RCD states should not wait to act.