Independence at Home Act (2009)
Federal bill would establish a pilot program to provide chronically ill Medicare patients access to coordinated, primary care medical services in lower cost and more comfortable treatment settings, such as their residences.
Bill Number H.R. 2560/ S. 1131
Sponsor Rep. Ed Markey (D-MA)/ Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR)
Date of Introduction The House and Senate eventually passed a version of health care reform different from this bill. For that bill, see Patient Protection and Afforable Care Act (2009).
Latest Activity Referred to House Ways and Means Committee, House Energy and Commerce Committee, Senate Finance Committee
More Info http://thomas.loc.gov/
Topic: Care Management/ Coordination/ Transitional Care