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HOM-002: Reimbursement for Home Health Care Services

Reimbursement for Home Health Care Services: The Wisconsin Medical Society supports:

  • Medicare being the primary insurer of the elderly and disabled, and so that Medicare supplement insurance policies are not expected to become costly Medicare substitutes.
  • Rurther recognizing the efforts and responsibilities of physicians in home health care.
  • Appropriate reimbursement for physicians’ services be established, commensurate with their degree of responsibilities and liabilities. (HOD, 0416)