West Virginia Nurses Association

Help fix home health care policy

Posted 3 months ago

Click to help fix home health care policies.

Restrictive policies are adding unnecessary barriers to nurses who provide home health care – right now, we have a chance to change that.

APRNs serving patients in urban and remote rural areas often struggle to find a physician to sign off on their assessments and care plans, per Medicare policy requirements. This slows down treatments, adds unnecessary costs, and is dangerous for patients’ health.