Many home health agencies, 80% of which are for-profit, don’t offer coverage, or their employees don’t consistently clock enough hours to be eligible.
“Community health needs assessment” were part of a broader package of rules to ensure that nonprofit hospitals justify the tax exemption they receive.
After months of bickering, Congress agreed Wednesday to allocate $1.1 billion toward curbing the spread of the Zika virus, a primarily mosquito-borne disease that has raised public health alarms.
The package is part of a larger spending bill to keep the federal government running until Dec.
As the Zika virus spreads both at home and abroad, new information is bringing to light how children – even those who at birth do not show obvious signs of impairment – are likely at a greater risk than previously believed.