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Home health access threatened by payment woes

Case Management Insider, January 20, 2015

A new Congressional report revealed that low Medicare reimbursement rates may make it more difficult for patients to get continued access to home healthcare. The report titled “Medicare Home Health Study: An Investigation on

Access to Care and Payment for Vulnerable Patient Populations,” showed that 16.7% of physicians who said they had trouble accessing home healthcare for patients cited low reimbursement as the primary reason.

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