Where Home Health and Hospice Legislation Stands at the Start of 2018

The 2017 congressional calendar ended with such a bewildering flurry of proposed, rumored and even successfully passed legislation, it would be easy to overlook, or struggle to remember, everything that happened. In preparing for quickly approaching legislative battles, NAHC Report provides you with this quick review of where we stand legislatively at the dawn of…

House Committee Proposes Extension of Rural Add-on, Payment Modifications

House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) and Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA) today announced a bipartisan agreement relating to Medicare “extenders,” policies that expire unless Congress acts. Today’s Ways and Means announcement includes both the extension of current policies as well as proposed offsets. For home health care, this agreement includes a…

NAHC Asks Congress to Include Caregiver Tax Credit in New Tax Reform Bill

The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) has joined a group of like-minded organizations in sending a letter to Congress, asking members to support amendment 288, the Credit for Caring Act (S. 1151) and include this family caregiver tax credit in the final tax reform package currently before Congress. Family caregivers are the…