May 30, 2023

TEP Report on Health Equity Measure Released

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the Technical Expert Panel (TEP) Report on Health Equity (HE) Measurement for Home Health and Hospice on May 25. In last year’s rule making cycle, CMS proposed the development of a Structural Health Equity Measure for both settings, requesting feedback from providers and stakeholders. In the fall of 2022, CMS convened a TEP to review the proposed measure and provide feedback. The key takeaways from the TEP include: