The Senate votes to slash billions from Medicare’s home health care program. What the cuts mean for senior citizens and efforts to overhaul health care.

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  • Michael Chernew professor in The Department of Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School, a member of MedPAC (the federal Medicare Payment Advisory Commission), the Commonwealth Fund's Commission on a High Performance Health System, and the Congressional Budget Office Panel of Health Advisers
  • Traci Anderson-Araujo the president of MedStar's Visiting Nurse Association Family of Companies, MedStar VNA is a non profit provider of home health care in the DC metro area
  • William Dombi Vice President of Legal Affairs, National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC,) Director of Center for Health Care Law in Washington DC
  • Marilyn Moon director of health programs for the American Institutes for Research

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