Senators Act to Reinstate Medicare Home Health Rural “Add On” and Block Hospice Cuts

These provisions are as follows: Offered by Sens. Blanche Lincoln (D-AR), Ron Wyden (D-OR), Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), and Jeff Bingaman (D-NM), an amendment reinstating the 5% Medicare rural home health add-on payment for two years, ending on Dec. 31, 2010; Offered by Sens. Charles Schumer (D-NY), Pat Roberts (R-KS), Wyden, Stabenow and Bingaman, an amendment…