Sens. Cantwell, Collins Urge Their Colleagues to Join in Letter Seeking Changes to Home Health F2F Encounter Requirement

Sens. Maria Cantwell (D-WA) and Susan Collins (R-ME) began circulating a “dear colleague” message yesterday inviting senators to sign on to a letter urging the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to remedy the burdensome, redundant, and unnecessary documentation requirements imposed by the new face-to-face encounter requirement for Medicare home health services coverage. The…