NAHC to Congress: Permanently Fund Medicare Outreach and Enrollment

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The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) has joined with like-minded organizations to urge Congress to permanently and fully fund Medicare outreach and enrollment for low-income beneficiaries. Specifically, NAHC would like Congress to include in the fall “Extenders Package” a provision to make funding permanent for Medicare outreach and enrollment and increase that […]

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Medicare Trust Fund Will be Depleted in 2026

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The Medicare trust fund will be depleted in 2026, according too a Medicare Trustees report released Tuesday. That warning is grimmer that last year’s report, which indicated the trust fund would be empty in 2029. The Board of Trustees attributed the worsened outlook to a variety of causes, such as the repeal of the individual […]

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Wave of Opioid Bills in Senate Will Impact Hospice

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Leaders of the Senate Finance Committee, Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-OR) have announced the introduction of the 22 opioid epidemic-related bills that fall under their committee’s jurisdiction. While not scheduled yet, the Finance Committee plans to hold a mark-up on these measures in the weeks ahead. As all these bills […]

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