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Advising the Congress on Medicare issues
MedPAC > Recommendations > Home health services (2A)

Home health services (2A)

March 1, 2010

The Congress should direct the Secretary to expeditiously modify the home health payment system to protect beneficiaries from stinting or lower quality of care in response to rebasing. The approaches should include risk corridors and blended payments that mix prospective payment with elements of cost-based reimbursement.

Topics: Delivery system reforms and Post-acute care.