Senators Collins and Schumer Introduce Bill to Allow More Health Care Professionals to Certify Home Health Plans of Care

Senators Susan Collins (R-ME), the Ranking Minority Member on the Senate Special Committee on Aging, and Charles Schumer (D-NY), who serves on the Senate Finance Committee with jurisdiction over Medicare, have introduced S.1332, the “Home Health Care Planning Improvement Act,” which would allow nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurse midwives, and physicians’ assistants to certify…