Tag: LUPA

LUPAs remain a complicated area under PDGM

Source: Home Health Line Despite the fact that payment episodes under the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) will last 30 days instead of 60, LUPAs still will occur under the new payment model CMS is creating beginning on or after Jan. 1, 2020. Unlike with the PPS, where a LUPA involves four or fewer visits during […]