Medicaid Settlement Will Provide Relief

A large, national class action lawsuit regarding Medicare coverage has been settled with a proposed change in government regulations that will bring relief to thousands of Medicare recipients. The current practice of terminating home health, skilled nursing home care and outpatient therapy on the basis of lack of improvement will be changed so that improvement is no longer required for continued coverage of these services. A comprehensive New York Times article on the subject:
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/23/us/politics/settlement-eases-rules-for-some-medicare-patients.html?comments#permid=42