MedPAC Calls for 7 Percent Home Health Rate Cut

The┬áMedicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) discussed a proposal to reduce┬áthe 2023 Medicare base payment rate for home health agencies by seven percent, during the commission’s annual December meeting. MedPAC staff presented to Commisioners information and recommendations from the 2021 benefit data, including the following points: Medicare margins for 2021 were 24.9 percent; All-payer margin in…