MedPAC Votes on 2010 Home Health Home Recommendations to Congress

The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) met in Washington, DC recently and voted out three recommendations to Congress regarding home health services payment rates. MedPAC will formalize these recommendations in its March report to Congress. Recommendation 1: Eliminate the market basket update for 2010 and accelerate the application of the 2011 coding creep adjustment proposed…