Sewell pronounces Residence Well being Act
Revealed 6:35 am Tuesday, August 8, 2023
U.S. Reps. Terri Sewell (AL-07) helped announce the Preserving Entry to Residence Well being Act of 2023.
Alongside U.S. Rep. Adrian Smith (NE-03), the bipartisan laws will protect entry to dwelling well being providers for seniors and Individuals with disabilities, stopping proposed cuts to dwelling well being cost charges from taking impact.
“Residence well being providers are a lifeline for thus many Alabama seniors and other people with disabilities, permitting sufferers to obtain the therapy they want within the consolation of their very own houses,” Sewell stated. “I’m very involved in regards to the influence that proposed cuts to Medicare’s dwelling well being program would have on these sufferers and their households. It’s crucial that we forestall such cuts from taking impact, which is why I’m introducing the Preserving Entry to Residence Well being Act within the Home of Representatives. I need to thank Rep. Smith for his collaboration on this bipartisan effort, and I urge my colleagues to hitch us.”
The Preserving Entry to Residence Well being Act would handle the deep cuts made to dwelling well being that started this yr and can proceed till not less than 2028. The laws:
-Restricts CMS from making any cuts to dwelling well being.
-Requires MedPAC, which advises Congress on cost coverage, to achieve a full understanding of the economics of the house healthcare system, together with how the Medicare program, the Medicaid program, and the Medicare Benefit program all contribute to a system.