NAHC’s HHFMA Rebuts MedPAC Argument for Rebasing Home Health Pay Rates

The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) has recommended rebasing Medicare home health payments, which could find its way into health care reform legislation. MedPAC’s argument in this case is that home health service delivery has changed, with fewer visits now delivered per episode, making the original calculation designing the base payment rate in the home…