NAHC/HAA Opposes MedPAC Payment and Care Recommendations

At its January meeting held last week, the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) approved recommendations that direct Congress to include hospice care under the Medicare Advantage (MA) benefit package effective 2016 and impose a zero update for Medicare hospice payment rates for fiscal year (FY) 2015. The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC)…