7 Members of Congress Sign on to VNAA Letter on Vulnerable Patient Study
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
by: Visiting Nurse Associations of America

Section: Breaking News




Seven members of Congress signed on to a VNAA letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Burwell and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Administrator Tavenner regarding the Vulnerable Patient Study. Representative Diane Black (R-TN-6) signed on and circulated the letter urging the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to complete and release the Vulnerable Patient study mandated by the Affordable Care Act. This study was due to Congress by March 31, 2014, and is followed by a four-year demonstration project eligible to begin on January 1, 2015. VNAA members played a critical role in urging their representatives to sign on to the letter. Other signees include:

  • Rep. Mike Kelly (R-PA-3)
  • Rep. Jackie Walorski (R-IN-2)
  • Rep. Paul Tonko (D-NY-20)
  • Rep. Pat Tiberi (R-OH-10)
  • Rep. Lynn Jenkins (R-KS-2)
  • Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY-12)
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