Becerra: RI 3-Day Stay, Home Health Waiver Bundle Plan ‘Persuasive’

By Michelle M. Stein / March 28, 2023 at 12:52 PM
HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra told Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) he made a persuasive case for an end-of-life Medicare waiver package that would bundle nursing home, home health and palliative care waivers -- even though the request stalled at CMS’ innovation center through multiple administrations. Whitehouse raised the issue at a Senate Finance Committee hearing last week. “I...want to go back to something that I have referred to you before, which is my efforts to try to get an end-of-life care...

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