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Home Health Care Patients With Chronic Conditions Are Having Trouble Getting Medicare

Medicare is supposed to provide up to 35 hours a week of home care to those who qualify, but many Medicare patients with chronic conditions are being wrongly denied such care, according to Kaiser Health News.

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If you are wrongly denied Medicare home health benefits, you can appeal, although you may have to be persistent to get coverage. The Center for Medicare Advocacy has a self-help packet for navigating appeals.

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