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Though still waiting on CMS’ technical assistance,

Senators Hope To Add Hospice Bill To Year-End Package

By Emily Martin
December 2, 2019 at 12:46 PM
A recent Government Accountability Office report detailing problems with hospice care is increasing the urgency for additional CMS oversight as Sens. Rob Portman (R-OH) and Ben Cardin (D-MD) seek to attach their bill aimed at giving CMS those tools to an end-of-year spending package, according to a Cardin spokesperson. However, the offices are still waiting for assistance with the bill from CMS and a House version has yet to be released. Cardin’s spokesperson said lawmakers are waiting for technical assistance...


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