MedPAC Recommendations: Home Health, Hospice, Inpatient Rehab Facilities

Yesterday I wrote about MedPAC’s rate recommendations for SNFs for FY 2025. Recall, MedPAC makes these recommendations annually, assuming the full commission votes (in January 2024) for the recommendations as released by draft. The final recommendations go to Congress. Yesterday’s post was the “draft” position for SNFs. Today, I’m including summaries for Home Health, Hospice, … Read more

Friday Feature: MedPAC, Single Payment, and the IMPACT Act

The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) via a report submitted to Congress on Thursday (yesterday) indicated that a single post-acute payment under Medicare is feasible but extensive policy procedural changes would be required to make it workable. The concept is that one uniform payment would apply to post-acute care delivered in home health, skilled nursing, … Read more