NAHC to Congress: Stop the PAYGO Sequester Cuts

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Learn more about this issue and many others NAHC is engaged with by attending the NAHC Advocacy Town Hall. It’s free to all.  The National Association for Home Care & Hospice has written to congressional leaders to urge them to  prevent the Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2010 (Statutory PAYGO) sequester from taking effect at the […]

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Sequestration Resumes for Medicare Providers

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The Protecting Medicare and American Farmers from Sequester Cuts Act impacts payments for all Medicare fee-for-service claims. As a result of this Act, a suspension on the sequestration was put in place due to the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE.) The sequestration was suspended through March 31, 2022. Effective April 1, 2022, the one percent sequestration payment adjustment […]

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Sequestration Resumes for Medicare Providers

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The Protecting Medicare and American Farmers from Sequester Cuts Act impacts payments for all Medicare fee-for-service claims. As a result of this Act, a suspension on the sequestration was put in place due to the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE.) The sequestration was suspended through March 31, 2022. Effective April 1, 2022, the one percent sequestration […]

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President’s FY2023 Budget Request Includes Few Home Care-Specific Policies

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Boosts HHS Funding & Extends Sequestration to 2023 On Monday, March 28th, President Biden released a $5.8 trillion proposed budget for fiscal year (FY) 2023, which begins October 1st, 2022. While the White House budget is simply a request and Congress has final say on government spending, it does provide a window into the president’s priorities and where his […]

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President’s FY2023 Budget Request Includes Few Home Care-Specific Policies

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Boosts HHS Funding & Extends Sequestration to 2023 On Monday, March 28th, President Biden released a $5.8 trillion proposed budget for fiscal year (FY) 2023, which begins October 1st, 2022. While the White House budget is simply a request and Congress has final say on government spending, it does provide a window into the president’s […]

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Federal Funding Deal Includes Important Telehealth, Other Health Care Provisions

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Text of the bill is HERE. A summary of the entire bill is HERE Late in the evening on Tuesday, March 8, the House of Representatives’ Appropriations Committee released the text of the FY2022 Omnibus government spending legislation. The situation is very fluid right now and the details of the bill could change. For example, after a […]

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Federal Funding Deal Includes Important Telehealth, Other Health Care Provisions

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Text of the bill is HERE. A summary of the entire bill is HERE Late in the evening on Tuesday, March 8, the House of Representatives’ Appropriations Committee released the text of the FY2022 Omnibus government spending legislation. The situation is very fluid right now and the details of the bill could change. For example, […]

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NAHC to Congress: Extend Medicare Sequester Moratorium This Month

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The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC), joined by a group of likeminded organizations, has written to congressional leaders to urge them to extend the current two percent Medicare sequester moratorium for the duration of the COVID-19 PHE, and to take action before April 1 when sequestration is scheduled to resume. NAHC appreciates the […]

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NAHC to Congress: Extend Medicare Sequester Moratorium This Month

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The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC), joined by a group of likeminded organizations, has written to congressional leaders to urge them to extend the current two percent Medicare sequester moratorium for the duration of the COVID-19 PHE, and to take action before April 1 when sequestration is scheduled to resume. NAHC appreciates the […]

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NAHC to Congress: Sequester Relief and Telehealth Extension

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The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) has written a letter to Congressional leaders urging them to work to enact legislative proposals that will prevent billions of dollars in harmful sequestration-related Medicare rate cuts, as well as extend a key PHE-related hospice telehealth flexibility. Online advocacy outreach campaigns have also been set up so that […]

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NAHC to Congress: Sequester Relief and Telehealth Extension

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The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) has written a letter to Congressional leaders urging them to work to enact legislative proposals that will prevent billions of dollars in harmful sequestration-related Medicare rate cuts, as well as extend a key PHE-related hospice telehealth flexibility. Online advocacy outreach campaigns have also been set up so […]

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President Signs Bill Staving off Medicare Cuts

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NAHC Advocacy win preserves almost $2 billion in payments President Joe R. Biden signed legislation into law to delay significant payment cuts to Medicare providers after the bill easily passed the House of Representatives and Senate earlier in the week. This represents a major advocacy win for NAHC and our members. By staving off the […]

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