We hope this means that an inflection point inside our regulators' sights on the worthiness of our services and the contributions home health can make in addressing our nationwide elder care problems. Yarmuth added: We are heartened by the significantly improved tone of the CMS proposed regulations. Furthermore, we are motivated by recent comments released by MedPac which highlight the significantly important role home health providers will play in the delivery of cost-effective care to our elderly, specifically when ACO's are involved. We welcome this progress and can continue our Company's efforts to utilize these policy-makers to lessen costs collaboratively, extend the life span of the Medicare Trust Funds and improve the lives of America's seniors enabling them to stay in their own homes so long as possible.In regards to to preexisting conditions, more Latino sufferers had diabetes mellitus and more non-Latino sufferers had hypertension . In both combined groups, 5 percent of individuals had dyslipidemia. Virologic Response Histologic and Rates Findings The principal analysis revealed that the rate of sustained virologic response was significantly lower among Latinos than among non-Latinos . The rate of virologic response was lower for the Latino group compared to the non-Latino group at every time point at which data were obtainable . A post hoc analysis showed that rates of sustained virologic response were similar regardless of the country of origin of Latinos .