With this part of Obamacare here to stay, hospitals move to offer home care

Several major hospitals in the northeastern New Jersey are forming a new company to provide in-home nursing and hospice care to patients in Bergen, Passaic and parts of Morris County.

Taking care of patients in their own homes fulfills two goals: It usually makes the patients happier, and it saves money.

“We are like a hospital in that we don’t have hours of operation. We basically take care of our patients 24/7,” said Michelle Mendelson, vice president of Hackensack Meridian Health At Home. “Patients like to be at home.”

That’s why no one in Washington is considering tossing the provisions of Obamacare that encourage …read more

Source: NJ.com Bergen

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