Nov. 27, 2017 CT Long Term Care Advisory Council.
Dec. 6, 2017
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End of Life Care in the US.
Oct. 31, 2017
Do you know someone who has received or is currently undergoing hospice care? How has that experience affected you, your friends, your family?
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WTNH-TV Ch. 8 Mark Davis Report: Home health care in jeopardy because of state budget stalemate
Aug. 22, 2017
HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH)
Home health care agencies around the state appear to be in jeopardy because of the continued state budget stalemate at the Capitol. Licensed Home health nursing care is designed to save the state money by keeping the chronically ill Medicaid population out of costly Emergency Rooms and Nursing Homes. The State’s home health industry saves the State budget $103-Million per year on average,a state budget savings that is in jeopardy as home health agencies begin to limit access, close their doors,and discharge Medicaid clients due to 10 years of inadequate reimbursement rates.
Connecticut’s Medicaid efficiency is at the providers’ expense
The CT Mirror
July 27, 2017
If Connecticut residents are wondering what Connecticut’s “secret sauce” is to rank us tops in efficient Medicaid spending, it’s a combination of Inadequate and flat Medicaid reimbursement to home health providers, a State Plan Amendment cutting Medicaid behavioral home health nursing rates by 15 percent and other factors -- all at the suffering and demise of our Medicaid provider community.
Foolish to Cut Medicaid Providers that Save the State $100-Million Every Year
The Governor’s Executive Order calls for a 5-10% reimbursement cut to non-profits as well as eliminating “add-on” payments to Medicaid home health providers serving the State’s most vulnerable in our inner cities.
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