Current law prevents APRNs from certifying home health services for Medicare patients. Legislation under consideration at the federal level would remove what has become a critical impediment to quality care.
In her position paper, Certification of Medicare Home Health Services by Nurse Practitioners, CANP member Surani Hayre-Kwan captures why allowing NPs to certify home health is so critical.
CANP Sacramento Chapter member Ron Ordona advocates for policies that promote improved access to care that enable nurses to provide comprehensive services to homebound seniors.
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