Medicare Home Care Cuts Coming 26 Dec 13

Starting January 1st, Medicare home health funding will be cut by 3.5% each year through 2017. Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare CEO Eric Berger says that the proposed 14% cut in Medicare funding would cause nearly half of all home health agencies in Minnesota to experience net operating losses, or even have to close their doors. And that could cause up to 14,000 Minnesota seniors to lose their home health care services.