The home health industry moved one step closer to a monumental victory [recently] after the U.S. Senate overwhelmingly voted in support of a $2 trillion stimulus bill.

Most notably, the bill seeks to allow non-physicians to certify for home health services and take charge of patients’ care plans, an authority home health stakeholders have been requesting for more than a decade. While non-physician certification is a boost to home health providers generally, it’s especially important during the COVID-19 pandemic, a time when physicians are increasingly being stretched thin.

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