Nursing Homes, Home Health Urge MedPAC To Rethink Draft Pay Recs

By Michelle M. Stein / December 4, 2020 at 7:53 PM
Congressional Medicare pay advisers discussed draft 2022 pay recommendations for post-acute care on Friday (Dec. 4) that don’t wrap in additional COVID-19 related payments, leading nursing homes to complain the advisers aren’t considering the long-term effects of COVID-19 and home health providers to assert the draft proposals if implemented would lead to closures. Nursing Homes Staff for the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission said during the commission’s meeting Friday that the temporary or highly variable way the pandemic is affecting...

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