Senator Collins: Penalizing Providers with PDGM’s Behavioral Adjustment ‘Makes No Sense Whatsoever’
The ability for non-physician practitioners to certify a patient’s eligibility for home health coverage.
Extending the 3% home health rural add-on.
The creation of a national home care workforce strategic plan.
These were just a few of the topics home health advocates discussed Wednesday morning during a dedicated hearing in front of the U.S. Senate’s Special Committee on Aging. Other issues highlighted during the nearly two-hour hearing included the behavioral-adjustment aspect of the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM).
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