Medicare is planning to add a new payment benefit for home infusion therapy, accompanied by transitional payment rate changes. On July 11, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued a proposed rule updating the Medicare home health prospective payment system, which includes provisions for the home infusion therapy benefit to be implemented as of January 1, 2021. The provisions update temporary transitional payment rates for home infusion therapy provided during calendar year 2020, and propose beneficiary eligibility requirements and payment provisions for 2021. CMS will not have the physician fee schedule rates until the calendar year 2020 physician . . .