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Senate Finance Unanimously Passes Medicare Chronic Care Bill With Tweaks

May 18, 2017
The Senate Finance Committee on Thursday (May 18) unanimously passed bipartisan Medicare chronic care legislation that is the culmination of years of work on the issue, though lawmakers suggested the committee still needs to focus on some issues including ways to make the Independence at Home demonstration permanent. The bill as passed included a few tweaks, including new language giving practices more time to show savings through the Independence at Home demonstration, changing the definition of conditions a beneficiary can...

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