NAHC Supports Legislation to Keep Veterans in Community Settings

The House of Representatives Veterans Affairs committee held a hearing on September 11 on H.R. 1527, the Long-Term Care Veterans Choice Act, a bill to expand access to home care for veterans and help keep them out of institutional settings. The legislation, introduced by Rep. Clay Higgins (R-LA), would expand access to the Medical Foster…

Members of Congress Ask CMS to Test New Models of Care

The authors of the Patient Choice and Quality Care Act (H.R. 2797/S. 1334) have written a letter to Seema Verma, the Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), asking her to test some of the new models of care for patients with advanced illnesses that are outlined in their legislation. As you…