Hospice Advocates Call on Congress to Extend Sequestration Moratorium

Posted Saturday, November 27, 2021

The National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO), the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC), and LeadingAge have sent a joint letter to both branches of Congress requesting an extension to extend the temporary suspension of Medicare payment sequestration that was implemented during the pandemic. The moratorium is set to expire on Dec. 31.

“In addition to the physical, mental, and emotional toll the pandemic has taken on hospice and palliative care practitioners, it has also imposed severe financial pressure on hospices …,” the organizations wrote in the letter. “While many were hopeful that the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic would have become minimal by now, the delta and mu variants which have raged across the country, as well as the unprecedented pandemic-related workforce shortages, have left hospice and palliative care providers stretched thin and uncertain about their financial futures.”

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