HomeCare Editors’ Top 5: Week of April 25
Five can’t-miss stories from the major news outlets
Senate Endorses Delay of Competitive Bidding Reimbursement Cuts
Leaders of the Senate Finance Committee have asked the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to delay the next round of bidding-derived reimbursement cuts for rural and non-bid areas for an additional twelve months.
CMS Extends Participation in Bundled Payment Initiative
By extending their participation, CMS will be able to provide a more robust and rigorous evaluation of the initiative and determine whether the efforts of bundling payments are successful in providing better care while spending health care dollars more wisely.
CMS Releases Medicare Quality Data for Minorities
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Office of Minority Health released data detailing the quality of care received by people with Medicare Advantage by racial or ethnic group.