Sebelius Voices Commitment to Home and Community Based Care

During witness questioning, Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA) noted that in her home state of Washington, focusing on home- and community-based care achieved “huge” cost-savings in care delivery. “Nursing homes cost something like 70% more than community-based care programs,” Cantwell said, and asked Sebelius what she would do as HHS secretary to provide those services before…