Medicare Patient Advocates Worry Access To Home Health Shrinking

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg / April 26, 2021 at 5:48 PM
Medicare patient advocates are worried changing payment models for home health care over time have diminished patients’ ability to obtain Medicare-covered home health and home health aide care, and they want Congress to quiz CMS and the appropriate agencies on whether the benefit’s being properly interpreted and administered. The advocates are also concerned the Medicare Advantage personal care services option could disadvantage enrollees in traditional Medicare, as well. The Center for Medicare Advocacy said in a blog post Thursday (April...

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