On February 2, 2018, the U.S. Attorney’s Office and Disability Rights Oregon announced an agreement in a complaint filed by a veteran with a disability (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS)) who is seeking to continue receiving in-home care services, and avoid being forced to enter a nursing facility. The veteran had been receiving in-home care services for nearly 17 years since diagnosis with ALS. In November 2017, New Horizons, the only company in the veteran’s region contracted with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide VA homemaker and home health aide (HHHA . . .
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