Navigation Links
Spouse's Income Taken Into Account In Nursing Home Charges

The HSE and Department of Health have admitted that some nursing homes do take into account spouse's income before deciding on the charges//. This does not concur with the existing legislation.

Fine Gael health spokesman Dr Liam Twomey said that the report on more illegal charges was worrying. "It is absolutely disgraceful to along with legislation to hear that HSE guidelines allowed the income of a spouse of a long-stay public nursing home patient to be taken into account when assessing the fee," he said. " It is difficult to believe that the guidelines were not brought into line with the regulations introduced along with legislation to legalize nursing home charges and, as a result, an illegal practice was perpetuated."

Dr Twomey said that there may be many such charges which have not yet come to the surface. The Ombudsman's report contains many references and it is possible the senior citizens have been made sacrificial goats once again.

Responding to these charges, the HSE said, "The HSE established an Expert Group to develop a set of national guidelines to deal with the provisions of the legislation."


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Education And Income Level May Not Guarantee Health
2. The trident of unhealthy teen choices is early Lunch, Soft Drink Machine Income and Parents who relent
3. Health Insurance for Low-Income Expats in UAE
4. Classes on Proper Use of Diet Supplements for Low Income Group Elders
5. Kids From Low-Income Groups Could Enhance Their Nutrition By Choosing Better After School Snacks
6. Social Drinking Increases Income
7. Women with Lower Incomes Live in Fear
8. Do Children Of Low Income Families Eat Fresh Fruits?
9. Children’s Immunization Status Worsens as Mothers’ Income, Education Rie
10. Culturally Specific Diabetes Management Helps Low-Income Patients
11. Income Deciding Factor For Canadians Seeking Medical Attention
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:6/24/2016)... Rhinebeck, NY (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... Topical BioMedics, Inc, makers of ... of companies that call for a minimum wage raise to $12 an hour by 2020 ... wage. This will restore the lost value of the minimum wage, assure the wage floor ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 24, 2016 , ... EB Medicine presented its first-ever “Issue ... conference in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. The awards honor the outstanding work of ... and Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice. , “With this award, we recognize the ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 ... ... Las Vegas client, The Grove Investment Group (TGIG), has initiated cultivation and processing ... Grove, in Las Vegas and Pahrump, Nevada. , Puradigm is the manufacturer of ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... ... recruitment firm Slone Partners is pleased to announce the placement of Suzanne ... of North American Capital Sales at HTG Molecular . , In ... commercialization of the HTG EdgeSeq system and associated reagents in North America. , Headquartered ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Today, MTI-GlobalStem, a provider ... and other difficult to transfect cells, announces its launch of the PluriQ™ G9™ ... Editing System is a complete system for culturing and transfecting human pluripotent ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/24/2016)... CAMBRIDGE, Mass. , June 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ ... the Spaulding Rehabilitation Network,s Dean Center for ... of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, MIT Hacking Medicine, ... Center for Innovation, today announced the five finalists ... Hackathon for Lyme disease.  More than 100 scientists, ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ALEXANDRIA, Va. , June 24, 2016 ... a set of recommendations that would allow ... information (HCEI) with entities that make formulary and coverage ... determine the "value" of new medicines. The ... that does not appear on the drug label, a ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... DUBLIN , June 24, 2016 ... "The World Market for Companion Diagnostic Tests" report to ... World Market for Companion Diagnostics The World ... diagnostic and personalized medicine diagnostics. Market analysis in the report ... Diagnostics Test Market (In Vitro Diagnostic Kits) by Region (N. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: