Why CMS Should Reward Agencies for ‘Family Centered’ Home Health

Recognizing and supporting the role of family caregivers may be a way home health agencies can strengthen the current concerning state of care for older adults in the United States, according to a recent report from The National Academics of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. This should include revising Medicare to provide more reimbursement for involving family caregivers, the report authors assert.

The 297-page report, Families Caring for an Aging America, was compiled over the last two years and released today with support from 15 sponsors by an expert committee from The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.

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