If Paul Kusserow is correct, this would be a huge relief for many Home Healthcare agencies.
” he interesting thing about PDGM — which is both a good thing and a bad thing — is it’s still emerging. I don’t believe PDGM has settled yet. I think PDGM will occur — for sure — but I’m not sure the behavioral adjustment elements, which are fairly draconian, will be full.
I’m not sure policymakers are going to do major payment reform and then add on a 6.4% cut on that — fundamentally based on behavioral assumptions.”