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OIG 2015 work plan to address home health payments, hospice setting specifics

The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) recently released its work plan for fiscal year 2015, which will address several salient issues each for the home health and hospice communities.

Overall, the work plan—which includes the OIG's priority areas for Medicare and Medicaid providers, as well as rundowns of the agency's CMS-related legal and investigative activities and health and human services reviews—considers quality of care, appropriate payments, and oversight of payment and delivery reform.



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What were MedPAC’s recommendations to CMS regarding the agency’s proposed cuts to home health payments for calendar year 2015? What were the Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare’s counter suggestions? 
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