Reps. Ask CMS To Examine Medicare Home Health Cuts

Law360, New York (September 26, 2013, 5:33 PM EDT) -- More than 140 lawmakers from the U.S. House of Representatives asked the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on Wednesday to take a closer look at the agency's proposed cuts to Medicare home health benefits under the Affordable Care Act.

The representatives urged CMS administrator Marilyn Tavenner to reconsider the proposed Medicare home health funding cuts of roughly 14 percent over four years, saying it caused them "deep concern" that it would cut off access to such services that seniors, particularly those in underserved areas, would...
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