CMS wants to drop rule that allowed Medicaid to pay home health workers dues

Modern Healthcare: The CMS on Tuesday announced it would drop a Medicaid rule that since 2014 has allowed unions to have dues paid through checks sent to state-subsidized home healthcare workers.

The Obama administration allowed state governments to divert Medicaid payments from providers to third parties such as in-home personal care workers or to cover court-ordered wage holdings, child support orders, and other state-issued legal judgments.

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