Senate Letter Urges No Cuts to Medicare Home Health and Hospice Payments

A Senate Dear Colleague letter was sent March 5 to Senate Budget Committee Chairman Kent Conrad (D-S.D.) and Ranking Minority Member Judd Gregg (R-N.H.) urging them to reject the administration’s FY 2009 budget legislative proposal to cut Medicare home health payments by $11.03 billion and hospice payments by $5.14 billion over five years (NAHC Report,…