Medicare and medicaid

Home care agencies push for funding for Medicaid caregivers as association pushes to end Medicare sequestration – Home Care Daily News

As home care helps drive Congress to understand the need for increased funding for Medicaid, providers on Thursday made two key Medicare-related demands. They called on Senate leaders to oppose an extension of mandatory Medicare sequestration as a payment in any infrastructure package and to block the use of Medicare …

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PACE in great place for growth but faces political challenges, program officials say – Home Care Daily News

All Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) programs are enjoying a moment in the limelight, as the Biden administration and Congressional Democrats scramble to expand home and community services. But during a webinar on Wednesday sponsored by healthcare advocacy group Altarum, administrators at PACE said accessibility and policy changes needed …

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Executives say reporting COVID vaccination data to CMS would be ‘cumbersome’, ‘redundant’ for assisted living

To require assisted living providers to report weekly COVID-19 vaccination data to the federal government would be asking too much of operators already grappling with the effects of the pandemic and could even prevent some operators from continuing to operate. providing services to Medicaid recipients, according to representatives of several …

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