Senate/House Circulate ‘Dear Colleague’ Letters to Block Home Health Cuts

A group of Senate home health advocates began circulating a “Dear Colleague” letter over the weekend to block $13.5 billion in Medicare home health provider payment cuts included in President Obama’s budget (NAHC Report, Feb. 26). A similar letter was circulated by home health advocates Representatives Jim McGovern (D-MA) and Walter Jones (R-NC) in the…