September 11, 2023

Medicare Cuts To Home Health Impede Patient Care For Missouri Seniors

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These unnecessary cuts will not only undermine patient access but could also worsen a growing healthcare crisis in rural communities throughout the state. Home healthcare exists to help ease the transition from the hospital back to patients’ homes. It can be a difficult process, which is why home healthcare agencies employ a comprehensive team. Unfortunately, an ongoing home healthcare workforce shortage and the impact of years of Medicare cuts to home health providers are making it increasingly difficult for hospitals and health systems to refer patients to home healthcare.

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