Home Care Cuts Would ‘Punish the Competent,’ Cost Jobs, Ignore Needs of Seniors and Disabled, Rep. Kissell Argues

“There is no accomplishment in health care reform which punishes the competent while ignoring the needs of the sick and aging,” writes Rep. Larry Kissell (D-NC) in a letter to Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi (D-CA). In his eloquent letter, Kissell decries cuts to Medicare home health and hospice benefits that the…