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Inside CMS - 07/11/2019

Sens., Reps. Ask CMS To Reconsider Home Health Pay Cut In 2020 Rule

By Michelle M. Stein
July 9, 2019 at 1:19 PM
A bipartisan, bicameral group of lawmakers asks CMS to revisit provider cuts resulting from a new home health pay system, scheduled to go into effect next year, when the agency releases the 2020 home health pay rule. CMS typically releases the proposed 2020 pay rules in July, including the home health rule. Sens. Susan Collins (R-ME) and Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), along with Reps. Vern Buchanan (R-FL) and Terri Sewell (D-GA), say the agency should take another look at its assumptions,...


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