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NY Home Care Hit with Growing Medicare Operating Losses Under CMS Rebasing Cuts, Threatening Access to Care

Beginning in January of 2014 and continuing in 2015, home care providers have been subject to enormous new cuts imposed by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) under CMS’s Home Health Prospective Payment System (PPS).

These cuts tragically undermine needed services for the elderly and disabled, affecting 3.5 million homebound seniors and persons with permanent disabilities who use home health care annually.