U.S. Senate Votes 96 to 0 to Protect Medicare Home Care Beneficiaries

On Dec. 5, 2009 in a rare Saturday session, the U. S. Senate agreed unanimously to an amendment offered by Sen. John Kerry (D-MA) and others that would guarantee that no provision in the pending Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA, H.R. 3590) will result in the reduction or erosion of Medicare home health…