VNAA Urges Members to Submit Comments on the Congressional Post-Acute Letter
Tuesday, August 13, 2013
by: VNAA Policy Team

Section: Public Policy and Advocacy




VNAA is finalizing comments in response to the June 19,request for information issued by the joint Congressional committees of health care jurisdiction. The letter seeks stakeholder input on post-acute care delivery, financing and quality issues. VNAA’s comments will focus on key themes, including:

  1. Underscoring the value of home health care as a potential cornerstone of future post-acute care delivery models;
  2. Outlining policy solutions for current challenges in the Medicare home health care delivery system;
  3. Providing input on specific post-acute policy issues raised in the Committees’ letter; and
  4. Sharing comments on current home health policy changes under consideration by policymakers.
VNAA strongly encourages members to submit comments in response to this Congressional request. The deadline for comments is Monday, August 19.
 
Comments can be submitted via email to both postacutecarereform@mail.house.govand postacutecarereform@finance.senate.gov.  Please be sure to submit comments to both email addresses. Please contact Katy Barnett at kbarnett@vnaa.org or 202-384-1455 if you have any questions.
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