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Posted on Thursday, November 1, 2007 - 15:19, By: ALSN Staff
Posted on Sunday, October 9, 2005 - 17:00, By: Freelance
When I made the choice to live on a ventilator in 1997, I had no idea how many times I would have to fight for the private duty nursing (PDN) that makes it feasible for me to safely stay at home with my husband and young son.
Once I became vent-dependent, my doctor prescribed 12 hours a day of...
Posted on Thursday, July 1, 2004 - 07:01, By: Christina Medvescek
Posted on Monday, September 2, 2002 - 17:00, By: Christina Medvescek
When David Jayne took up his sword against Medicare two years ago, it wasn't a solitary fight. The support and backing of the members of his Circle of Friends care team, and the organization he founded, National Coalition to Amend the Homebound Restriction (NCAHB), made his crusade possible.
Posted on Thursday, August 1, 2002 - 17:00, By: ALSN Staff
The last chance this year to ease restrictions on people receiving Medicare home health services lies in getting an amendment passed in the starkly divided U.S. Senate.
The David Jayne Medicare Homebound Modernization Act of 2002, named for the Atlanta man with ALS who has led the fight to pass it...
Posted on Saturday, June 1, 2002 - 17:00, By: ALSN Staff
Former Sen. Bob Dole and David Jayne of Atlanta spoke in favor of eliminating the Medicare homebound restriction during a press conference in May.
Posted on Wednesday, August 1, 2001 - 07:00, By: ALSN Staff
The Homebound Clarification Act, H.R. 1490, which is endorsed by the Muscular Dystrophy Association, has also obtained the backing of former Sen. Robert Dole, R-Kan.
Dole has agreed to act as honorary chairman of the National Coalition to Amend the Medicare Homebound Restriction for Americans with...