Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD), one of the lead champions to repeal the therapy caps under Medicare Part B, spoke on the Senate floor today urging Congress to address the caps by February 8, the deadline by which Congress needs to pass the budget to run the government.
ASHA appreciates the Senator's leadership in seeking a permanent solution to the therapy caps by the beginning of February. While House and Senate leadership have focused on broader issues, they have not felt the urgency to address the hard Medicare therapy caps, which went into effect January 1, 2018.
It is imperative that every ASHA member contact their members of Congress TODAY, and request that Congress pass a bipartisan and bicameral policy agreement to repeal the therapy caps once and for all.
For questions or additional information, contact Ingrida Lusis, ASHA's director of federal and political advocacy, at firstname.lastname@example.org.