MedPAC Finalizes 2017 Payment Recommendations for Home Health, Hospice

On Thursday, January 14, 2016, the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) met to finalize recommendations for inclusion in its annual March Report to Congress on Medicare payment policy.  In arriving at its recommendations, the commission examined a variety of factors that relate to payment adequacy, including beneficiary access to care, the capacity and supply of…