Chronic Care Act & Raise Family Caregiver Act to Benefit Home Health and Hospice

Posted on Friday, September 29, 2017 12:12 PM

Today, the Senate passed the CHRONIC Care Act and the RAISE Family Caregivers Act. Both of these Acts are now scheduled to move forward for a vote in the House.

The goal of the Creating High-Quality Results and Outcomes Necessary to Improve Chronic (CHRONIC) Care Act of 2017  (S.870) is to reduce Medicare costs by improving chronic disease management services and care coordination at home. The goal of RAISE Family Caregivers Act (S.1028) is to create and implement a Federal Commission and Advisory Board based upon Congress’ recommendation to coordinate all relevant governing bodies that will culminate in the creation of a national strategy to support family caregivers in both the private and public sector on an annual basis.

The CHRONIC Care Act would increase funding for telehealth for Medicare patients with chronic diseases and allow patients to receive care via ACOs from non-physician providers.

The RAISE Family Caregivers Act would help families that care for people with Alzheimer’s disease stay out of hospitals and stay in the home where they want to remain and will have the most progress.

For more information, please click here:

Chronic Care Act

RAISE Family Caregivers Act

About Corridor

Corridor is the nation’s preferred partner and trusted business advisor to home health and hospice providers, providing quality services and impactful results for 30 years. Focusing on key operational, regulatory and financial challenges, Corridor delivering industry-unique solutions and deep expertise in coding, clinical documentation review, compliance, billing and collections , consulting and provider staff education . At Corridor, we make the business of caring for people Better! For the most important industry updates and news that impacts home health and hospice, please make sure to sign up for our weekly newsletter to receive the latest up-to-date industry information direct to your inbox!

For additional information, please contact Corridor at 1-866-263-3795.

Go Back

Explore Corridor’s Solutions

Share This Story, Choose Your Platform!