2/4/2013 – Therapy Plateau No Longer Ends Coverage

Feb 04, 2013 Comments Off by

The settlement of a class-action lawsuit last month now means that Medicare is prohibited from denying patients coverage for skilled nursing care, home health services or outpatient therapy because they had reached a “plateau,” and their conditions were not improving. That will allow people with Medicare who have chronic health problems and disabilities to get the therapy and other skilled care that they need for as long as they need it, if they meet other coverage criteria.

Read the full article at The New York Times.

Longevity News 2013, mobility

About the author

The author didnt add any Information to his profile yet