Legislation

NAHC says Per Capita Caps Would Raise Medicare Costs and Harm Home Care

Medicaid per-capita caps would raise Medicare costs for the 11 million people covered by both programs and halt progress made in moving long-term care out of  nursing homes and into homes and communities, according to analysts at a National Coalition…

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Palliative Health Care Subject of New Legislation in Tennessee

Nashville, TN (WKSR.com) March 28, 2017 Legislation sponsored by Republican Senator Joey Hensley that creates a State Task Force on Palliative health care in Tennessee is set to be heard in the Senate Health and Welfare Committee [April 5th]. The…

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The Hill: Palliative care legislation would help cancer patients and survivors

Congress has the opportunity to expand patients’ access to palliative care by acting on the “Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act” (PCHETA). The legislation (H.R. 3119/S. 2748) would increase federal research on palliative care and pain and symptom…

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