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Advising the Congress on Medicare issues
MedPAC > Recommendations > Home health services (1)

Home health services (1)

March 15, 2011

The Secretary, with the Office of Inspector General, should conduct medical review activities in counties that have aberrant home health utilization. The Secretary should implement the new authorities to suspend payment and the enrollment of new providers if they indicate significant fraud.

Topics: Post-acute care.