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On October 9, 2019, the President issued Executive Order (EO) 13891 entitled Promoting the Rule of Law through Improved Agency Guidance Documents (84 FR 552350). The EO requires HHS to establish a single, searchable, indexed database that contains links to all of HHS’s guidance documents currently in effect. Guidance documents come in a variety of formats, including interpretive memoranda, policy statements, manuals, bulletins, advisories, and more. Please note, the contents of this database do not have the force and effect of law and are not meant to bind the public in any way. These documents are intended only to provide clarity to the public regarding existing requirements under the law or HHS policies.

HHS Guidance Submissions

Title Subtitle OpDiv/StaffDiv Guidance Status
CR 10094 -Medicare Care Choices Model - Per Beneficiary per Month Payment (PBPM) -
Implementation (eligibility updates and clarification)
Guidance for eligibility and claims procesing for the Medicare Care Choices Model Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Final
CR 9136 - Medicare Care Choices Model (MCCM) - Per Beneficiary per Month Payment (PBPM) -
Implementation
Guidance for the the eligibility and claims procesing for the Medicare Care Choices Model Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Final
Medicare Care Choices Model Guidence for Comprehensive Assessments Guidance for the type of assessment needed for Medicare Care Choices Model, the applicable time frame for completion and how to document in the Medicare Care Choices Model Portal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Final
Medicare Care Choices Model Resource Manual Guidance for frequently asked questions on different topice to suppoet the model that answer questions related to the model to give direction to the hospices Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Final
Independence at Home Demonstration ActuarialMethod_OrigVRevised_Final Guidance for document that provides an overview of the new Actuarial Methodology and simulated results on previous performance year results. Presented in a webinar to IAH practices for INTERNAL USE ONLY. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Final
Independence at Home Demonstration Quality Measure Technical Specs Guidance for document that contains technical specifications and guidelines for the required six IAH quality measures. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Final
Independence at Home Demonstration Provider Training Manual 2019 Guidance for internal document contains reference materials for the overall IAH Demonstration requirements for IAH practices. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Final
Independence at Home Demonstration MIPS APM Fact Sheet Guidance for document that provides the practices with information on MIPS APM reporting and correlation to their IAH reporting. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Final
Independence at Home Demonstration Technical guidelines for PY 6 and 7 Extension Guidance for document that provides technical instructions for practices to adhere to for the PY 6 and 7 extension years. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Final
Archived- Independence at Home Demonstration 2014 Fact Sheet Guidance for Updated IAH Demonstration Fact Sheet Announcement Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Final