House Bill Introduced To Preserve Rural Home Health Services

Reps. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), Ron Kind (D-WI) and Mike Thompson (D-CA) recently re-introduced the Rural Hospital and Provider Equity Act (H.R.3859). The purpose of the bill, according to its sponsors, is to protect and preserve access for Medicare beneficiaries in rural areas to health care providers under the Medicare program. Sens. Kent Conrad (D-ND),…