What this Week on Capitol Hill Meant for Home Care & Hospice

It has been a wild and very impactful week for home care and hospice, and many changes will be occurring in the coming years in our industry as a result of the federal budget (H.R.1892, the Bipartisan Budget Act) passed by both chambers of Congress and signed into law by the President. This law included…

New Budget Language Would Repeal IPAB

The Congressional budget deal being hammered out now on Capitol Hill would repeal the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB), according to multiple reports. IPAB, created by the Affordable Care Act as a way to control Medicare spending, has been controversial from the start and was opposed not only by Republicans, but also many Democrats in…