Dems, GOP Announce Members for House and Senate Committees Critical to Home Care and Hospice

With the 116th Congress off and running, parties on both sides of the aisle have been announcing what members of their party will sit on the various Congressional committees. Of interest to home care and hospice providers are the Senate Finance Committee, the House Ways and Means Committee, and the House Energy and Commerce Committee.…

Bill to Create Long-Term Care Insurance Medicare Benefit Introduced in Congress

A high-ranking Democrat has introduced legislation in the House of Representatives to establish a long-term care insurance benefit under Medicare The bill from Rep. Frank Pallone (D-NJ-6), Ranking Member of the Medicare Long-Term Care Services and Supports Act , would make available funding on a self-directed approach for beneficiaries to purchase goods and services that…