Majority of U.S. Senate Asks CMS to Ease Burdens of Face-to-Face Encounter Requirements

Sens. Maria Cantwell (D-WA) and Susan Collins (R-ME) led an effort that garnered the support of fully half the U.S. Senate asking the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to make common sense revisions to new a requirement for patients to have a face-to-face encounter with physicians for Medicare home health services coverage. As…