Letter to House Leadership Urges Preservation of the Hospice Wage Index

A group of U.S. House representatives sent a letter June 10 to the chair and ranking member of the House Ways and Means Committee, and its Subcommittee on Health, requesting that they consider legislative language imposing at least a one year moratorium on the Bush Administration’s proposed regulation that would cut Medicare hospice payments by $2.29 billion by eliminating…