NAHC Asks CMS to Waive Home Infusion Restrictions

Legislative remedy for this crisis detailed below The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) has joined a group of organizations calling on Medicare to lift restrictions on home infusion during the current public health emergency, and in support for concept legislation that would allow patients who need intravenous (IV) medications — but don’t otherwise…

CMS Administrator Touts Red Tape Relief Efforts at Public Release of Proposed Regulatory Reforms (Part 1)

Please see Part 2 of this article, which focuses more on home health issues. –Long-awaited Release Contains Hospice CoP and Emergency Preparedness Revisions On Monday, September 17, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma held a public event at a hospital in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area  to roll out a long-awaited…

NAHC Spearheads Regulatory Reform at Ways and Means “Red Tape” Roundtable

While it may be an important election year, it remains a very busy season for Congress. Two significant areas of focus in health care are the opioid crisis and regulatory burdens. On Tuesday, the House Ways and Means Committee took another step towards regulatory reform action with a roundtable on ways to reduce regulatory burdens…