Update: More Support for House Sign-on Letter to CMS on Payment Cuts and Unsustainable Value Based Purchasing Penalty Percentage
A total of 21 members of the U.S. House of Representatives have now agreed to co-sign the letter to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to prevent the proposed home health case mix cut and Home Health Value Based Purchasing (HHVBP) penalty percentage.
The most recent additions include Representatives Scott DesJarlais (R-TN-4), Mac Thornberry (R-TX-13), Dave Trott (R-MI-11), Walter B. Jones Jr. (R-NC-3), Leonard Lance (R-NJ-7), and Niki Tsongas (D-MA-3).
Others who have signed the letter include Representatives Greg Walden (R-OR-2), Tom Price (R-GA-6), James P. McGovern (D-MA-2), Earl Blumenauer (D-OR-3), Yvette D. Clarke (D-NY-9), Charles W. Boustany Jr., M.D. (R-LA-3), Alcee L. Hastings (D-FL-20), Ralph Abraham, M.D. (R-LA-5), Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-9), Richard Hanna (R-NY-22), David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-WV-1), Patrick Meehan (R-PA-7), Luke Messer (R-IN-6), Devin Nunes (R-CA-22), and Mike Thompson (D-CA-5).
Congratulations New Jersey, Oregon, Georgia, Massachusetts, Louisiana, New York, Florida, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Indiana, California, Tennessee, Texas, Michigan, and North Carolina, for getting one or more of your Representatives on the letter.
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