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Chronic Care Coordination

In order to advance home-based chronic care coordination models within the healthcare delivery system, VNAA advised and endorsed the Independence At Home Act 2008. This bill was introduced in the Senate by Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR), Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Senator Benjamin Cardin (D-MD) and in the House by Representative Edward Markey (D-MA) in September of 2008. This legislation was included in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) of 2010. For more information about Independence At Home and other chronic care coordination models, please contact [email protected].

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