Administration’s Proposed FY2019 Budget Ups Ante on Medicare/Medicaid Program Integrity

The President’s Fiscal Year 2019 budget release on Monday includes a slate of Medicare and Medicaid program integrity proposals certain to affect the home health care community. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) actuaries project that every new dollar spent combating fraud results in $2 saved, and budget documents point to a return on…

The Three Threats to Home Health in the FY2019 Budget

On Monday, February 12, President Trump released his Fiscal Year 2019 Budget. This annual event, occurring every February, is required by law, yet the actual document holds no legal authority. Rather it serves as more of a list of desires the President and various agencies would like to see occur. All federal budgeting must be…