Ways & Means Plans Hearing On Long-Term Care Issues

By Michelle M. Stein , Ariel Cohen  / November 7, 2019 at 3:40 PM
The House Ways & Means Committee will hold a hearing Thursday (Nov. 14) on caring for aging Americans, and a spokesperson told Inside Health Policy the hearing will likely cover a wide range of issues including care in the home, hospice, nursing homes, antipsychotic use in nursing homes and other long-term care issues. W&M Chair Richard Neal (D-MA) announced the hearing on Nov. 7. Medicare generally doesn’t cover long-term care, though one Medicare beneficiary advocate recently called on the...

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