NAHC Expresses Concern to CMS About Hospice Proliferation in Some States

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The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC), joined by three other important industry stakeholders, has written to Chiquita Brooks-LaSure, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), to express our increasing concern about reports of rapid proliferation of certified hospice agencies in select states. Most recently, the findings of the California State Auditor1 […]

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Administration’s Proposed FY2019 Budget Ups Ante on Medicare/Medicaid Program Integrity

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The President’s Fiscal Year 2019 budget release on Monday includes a slate of Medicare and Medicaid program integrity proposals certain to affect the home health care community. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) actuaries project that every new dollar spent combating fraud results in $2 saved, and budget documents point to a return on […]

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