Dec 13, 2014

House calls for older patients appears to save Medicare money - SFGate

Ten or 12 times a year, Beatrice Adams' daughter would race her frail mother to the emergency room for high blood pressure or pain from a list of chronic illnesses. Teams of doctors and nurse-practitioners make regular visits to frail or homebound patients whose needs are too complex for a 20-minute office visit even if simply getting there wasn't a huge hurdle. Adams has multiple chronic...

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