Sen. Susan Collins Urges Congress to Block Hospice Cuts

At a Senate Special Committee on Aging hearing this week, Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) urged her colleagues to join her in blocking hospice regulatory cuts that are scheduled for Oct. 1 (NAHC Report, Sept. 24). She said that the cut in hospice reimbursements is both short-sighted and irresponsible, and declared that she is fighting this…