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Oregon Falls Behind in Home Health Agency Ratings Nationwide

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The analysis, conducted by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services found that 44 percent of Oregon’s agencies landed at the bottom among their counterparts in other states.

Oregon has landed in the bottom tier among home healthcare agencies, according to a federal government analysis that rated 9,000 agencies around the nation based on how quickly patients were seen and how fast they improved.

Wyden Applauds Ways and Means Passage of Medicare Independence at Home Act‏

Ranking Democrat Calls for Swift Passage to Send a Bill to the President; Senate Passed Bill by Voice Vote in April

WASHINGTON – Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden, D-Ore., today applauded the House Ways and Means Committee for reporting out the Medicare Independence at Home Medical Practice Demonstration Improvement Act of 2015 by a voice vote, which extends the program for two years. The bill

Home Care Agencies Want State to Follow Its Own Rules

Training and educational requirements appear not to be the same for home care workers who appear on the state registry

Owners of private in-home care agencies in Oregon are advocating for legislation that would add regulatory and training requirements for independent care workers registered under a new state program.

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