Sen. Whitehouse Introduces Legislation Focused on Improving Care for Medicare Patients with Advanced Illnesses

On June 23, 2016, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) introduced legislation that would improve care for Medicare beneficiaries with advanced illnesses. Sen. Whitehouse announced the legislation at a hearing of the Special Committee on Aging, chaired by Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME). The Removing Barriers to Person-Centered Care Act (S. 3096) is relevant to both home health…