Dec. 16, 2022

The Fight to Save Home Health Care

The Fight to Save Home Health Care

Medicare’s proposal to reduce funding to home health care would deal a major blow to patients. But a new bill in Congress could help avert these catastrophic cuts. Guest Joanne Cunningham, CEO of the Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare, explains why this bill is a must-pass to protect patient access to home health services. 

Plus, learn about a new program to help you set and achieve your personal goals in 2023 all while connecting with a community of peers. Music and yoga therapist Spring Groove gives tips on combatting isolation and talks about her new personal wellness program, Y.U.M.M.Y. Time, which is available for free for members of Patients Rising. 

Hosts: 

Terry Wilcox, CEO, Patients Rising

Dr. Robert Goldberg, “Dr. Bob,” Co-Founder and Vice President of the Center for Medicine in the Public Interest

Guests:

Joanne Cunningham, CEO, Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare

Spring Groove, Founder, Your Ultimate Music Meditation Yoga Time

Francine Pruitt, Patient Correspondent

Links: 

Terry’s Op-Ed, Medicare’s cuts to home health are a step in the wrong direction

Listen: Home health care is facing devastating clawbacks

Seniors are stuck home alone as health aides flee for higher-paying jobs

Register for Y.U.M.M.Y. Time Wellness Sessions (Write “Patients Rising” when you sign-up)

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