Yesterday, the Department of Health and Human Services announced the selection of the first 16 Independence at Home programs under section 3024 of the Affordable Care Act. The Independence at Home program was designed and developed by Jim Pyles of Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville, PC, working with members of the American Academy of Home Care Physicians.  Mr. Pyles worked closely with Congressman Ed Markey (D-MA) and Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) to author the Independence at Home legislation. Interest in the IAH program is high as evidenced by the fact that over 130 organizations applied to participate.

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