October 13, 2022
A class action suit has been filed against the Secretary of HHS alleging that they are failing to administer the Medicare home health benefit. They are alleging that the policies maintained by his department are restricting access to home health aide services for Medicare beneficiaries who are disabled or live with chronic conditions.
“The Secretary has effectively redefined eligibility for Medicare-covered home health aide services to exclude people who require more than very minimal aide services for a short duration of time,” read the suit. “He thereby deprives these beneficiaries of necessary, Medicare-covered services for which they qualify and subjects them to discrimination on the basis of disability.”
Click here for the full article.
For over 30 years, Corridor has partnered with home-based care providers, delivering powerful solutions to support the unique challenges of caring for patients in the home. Our team of operating executives, clinicians, and nationally renowned industry experts have run provider organizations and resolved the same challenges you face.
To receive the most important industry updates, insights and news impacting home health and hospice, please make sure to sign up for our weekly newsletter.