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Advising the Congress on Medicare issues
MedPAC > Recommendations > Home health care services

Home health care services

March 15, 2016

The Congress should direct the Secretary to eliminate the payment update for 2017 and implement a two-year rebasing of the payment system beginning in 2018 for home health care services. The Congress should direct the Secretary to revise the prospective payment system to eliminate the use of therapy visits as a factor in payment determinations, concurrent with rebasing.

Topics: Post-acute care.