Pilot program could open door to home-based Medicare coverage

From The Hill:

A pilot program to fund home-based assistance for some Medicare Advantage patients could open the door for reimbursement under Medicare, where payment for nonmedical support services is largely off limits.

Sens. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Ben Cardin (D-Md.) are pushing legislation to give the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) the authority to test potential savings from offering home and community-based care to certain Medicare beneficiaries 65 and older.

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