Under the most comprehensive review of the rules governing home health care agencies in nearly 30 years, they will be required to be more receptive to the needs of patients and their caregivers.
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The federal regulations published in January 2017, specify the conditions under which 12,600 health care agencies in homes can participate in Medicare. Through these government programs, these agencies serve more than 5 million seniors and young adults with disabilities. These regulations greatly strengthen patients rights and require caregivers to be informed and involved in the care plans of their loved ones.
These are real improvements said senior legislative representative. Home health agencies are also expected to coordinate all services that patients receive and to ensure that treatment regimens are explained in a clear and timely manner. Continue reading “Obligate home health care agencies”