Economic Stimulus Bill Amendments Readied to Reinstate Home Health Rural Add-On, Restore Hospice Budget Neutrality Adjustment

Home health and hospice advocates in the U.S. Senate have filed or are poised to file important amendments to the economic stimulus package, titled “The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009,” that is being debated this week. The amendments seek to preserve home health jobs and services in rural areas and stave off arbitrary…