Bipartisan Group Of House Lawmakers Ask HHS, CMS To Scrap Home Health Cuts In Final Rule

October 30, 2017
A group of 174 House lawmakers, led by Reps. Ralph Abraham (R-LA) and Terri Sewell (D-AL), asked HHS Acting Secretary Eric Hargan and CMS Administrator Seema Verma not to include 2019 cuts that rely on a new home health group model in the final pay rule for that sector, and to instead work with stakeholders to develop and implement other pay reforms. The home health pay rule , which was proposed July 25, would cut nearly $1 billion from Medicare...

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