HOSPICE ACTION ALERT: ADVOCACY OVER THE AUGUST RECESS

The issues are outlined below: Congress Should Permanently Restore the Hospice BNAF and Preserve the Full Market Basket Update Many Members of Congress have expressed concern about CMS’ plans to go forward with elimination of the BNAF. President Bush’s 2009 proposed budget contained a provision allowing CMS to eliminate the BNAF from the hospice wage…