CHRONIC Care Act Inclusion in Budget Deal is a Win for Home Care

The funding packages up for consideration in both the Senate and House of Representatives contain many provisions affecting home health and hospice. The NAHC Report has already covered provisions related to payment reform, the rural add-on, and the repeal of the Independent Payment Advisory Board. However, there are other victories for the home care and…

NAHC Asks Congress to Include Auto-Escalation of Part D Appeals in Medicare Legislation

The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) has joined a group of like-minded organizations in writing to members of Congress to ask them to to include auto-escalation of Part D appeals to the Independent Review Entity (IRE) in the Medicare extenders legislation. This would align Part D with┬áthe Part C appeals process, which…