At Ankota, we believe that home care should play a vital and increasing role in health care reform. Keeping elderly and fragile patients out of the hospital and in their homes can greatly reduce health care costs and improve outcomes. But home health is under constant pressure because of decreasing reimbursement and somewhat of a negative perception by lawmakers. The below article from attorney Elizabeth Hogue explains why. Hopefully the few bad apples will continue to be proscecuted to clear the good name of the industry.