On January 8, 2021, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced plans to expand the Medicare home health value-based purchasing (HHVBP) model. The HHVBP Model adjusts payments to Medicare-certified home health provider organizations on the quality of care provided, rather than the volume of services rendered. These payment adjustments are determined based on the organization’s quality performance measures relative to peers in its state. The HHVBP Model is currently live in nine states: Arizona, Florida, Iowa, Maryland, Massachusetts, Nebraska, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Washington. All home health provider organizations in these states must participate. During . . .