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Home Health Media Clips

Thursday, April 18, 2019

 

CMS lays out post-acute care data requirements in proposed rule

Health Data Management

 

Not Just Along For The Ride: Families Are The Engine That Drives Pediatric Home Health Care

Health Affairs

 

Chronic Conditions Cost US Economy More Than $4.5 Trillion

Home Health Care News

 

Home Health Care ‘Squarely in the Scope’ of UnitedHealthcare’s Bundled Payments Expansion

Home Health Care News

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Wednesday, April 16, 2019

 

Healthcare jobs grow at rapid clip, but wages lag amid consolidation boom

Healthcare Dive

 

Transportation Challenges, Internet Access Limit Home Health Care in Rural Areas

Home Health Care News

 

UnitedHealth CEO says 'Medicare for All' would 'destabilize the nation's health system'

CNBC

 

Nation’s biggest health insurer wades into the ‘Medicare for all’ fight

LA Times

 

5 Care Coordination Strategies for Medicare ACO Success

RevCycleIntelligence

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

 

How New Payment Models, Big Data Are Disrupting Home Health Care

Home Health Care News

 

Medicare coverage for telehealth has expanded but still has limits

Lexology

 

Moving toward success with outpatient total joint replacement surgeries

Becker’s ASC

 

CMMI Invites Stakeholders To Discuss Primary Care And Chronic Illness

Inside Health Policy

 

Teaching, rural hospitals gain from CMS readmission changes

Modern Healthcare

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Monday, April 15, 2019

 

House Bill Would Allow Non-Doctors to OK Home Health

HomeCare News

*PQHH & NAHC mentioned

 

Why Home Health Providers Should View PDGM as a Patient-Classification Model

Home Health Care News

 

CMS Lays Out ACO Application Timeline For 2020 Start

Inside Health Policy

 

Health-care law more popular despite Trump’s repeated attempts to destroy it

Washington Post 

Democratic proposals to overhaul health care: A 2020 primer
The Hill


Home Health Media Clips
Friday, April 12, 2019
 

Bipartisan House Bill Would Let Nurses, PAs Order Home Health Services
Inside Health Policy
*PQHH Quoted

Newly Introduced House Legislation Would Relax Home Health Certification Requirements
Home Health Care News
*PQHH Quoted

Senator Rand Paul Slams PDGM, ‘Guesses by Government Bureaucrats’
Home Health Care News 

ACOs Say Quality Measure Change Wasn’t Communicated, Affects Scores
Inside Health Policy
 

Proposed NJ Legislation Could Impact Home Health Care and Other Healthcare Firms
Home Care Daily

Trump: Grand budget deal ‘not happening!
Politico
 

Veteran loses part of leg after home-care scheduling mix-up at VA center in Indianapolis
Indy Star

 

Home Health Media Clips

Thursday, April 11, 2019

 

Schakowsky, Carter Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Improve Medicare Patient Access to Home Health Care Services

Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky

 

Making Smarter Decisions About Where To Recover After Hospitalization

Kaiser Health News

 

Sanders Reintroduces Medicare For All Bill Without Financing

Inside Health Policy

 

GOP Pounces As Sanders Reintroduces Medicare For All Bill

Inside Health Policy

 

From abortion to immigration, things you didn’t know were in Medicare for All

Politico

 

CMMI Could Put Post-Acute Providers Back in Control of Bundled Payments

Skilled Nursing News

 

Home Health Continues to Gain Steam Despite Projections of Down Admissions

Home Health Care News

 

Home health care can prevent repeat hospital stays

Futurity.org

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

 

Study examines threshold of home healthcare services to avoid re-hospitalization

Medical Xpress

 

Advocates call on lawmakers to make home-based care services more accessible for seniors and disabled

Penn Live

 

Worker Shortage Signals Looming Crisis in Home Health-Care System

NewsMax

 

$23.2B in Improper Payments Tied to Medicare Fee-For-Service Programs

Health Payer Intelligence

 

McConnell, Pelosi Trade Health Care Barbs at Hospital Gathering

Bloomberg BNA

 

Advocates, Plans: Relax Site, Licensing Rules To Increase Telehealth

Inside Health Policy

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

 

America's $103 billion home health-care system is in crisis as worker shortages worsen

CNBC

 

Health aides’ low wages threaten home health care, a necessity for millions

STAT News

 

Legislature balks on significant pay bump for home health aides

Austin American Statesman

 

Consumer Groups To Congress: Transparency Won’t Fix Surprise Billing

Inside Health Policy

 

Caregiver Registry Trend Raises Unionization, Privacy Concerns

Home Health Care News

 

Former Home Health Administrator Sentenced to Prison for Role in $20M Fraud Scheme

Home Health Care News

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Monday, April 8, 2019

 

Home Care Providers Look Ahead as Medicare Advantage Evolution Continues

Home Health Care News

 

CMS Finalizes Expansion Of Telehealth In Medicare Advantage

Inside Health Policy

 

CMS Finalizes In-Home Medicare Advantage Telehealth Policies

Home Health Care News

 

CMS expands Medicare Advantage coverage of telehealth services

MedCity News

 

Sanders to introduce revamped 'Medicare for All' bill Wednesday

Politico

 

More older adults with joint replacements recover at home, not in rehab facilities

Modern Healthcare

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Friday, April 5, 2019

 

Home Health Bankruptcies Likely to Rise After PDGM

Home Health Care News

 

Viewpoint: Home health care needs stronger policy voice

Boston Business Journal

 

Study finds SNFs beat home health on readmission rates

McKnights

 

The Nurse Workforce Challenge in Home Health

Home Care Magazine

 

Amazon’s New HIPAA-Compliant Alexa Skills Could Open Doors for Home-Based Care Agencies

Home Health Care News

 

E&C Sends 6 ACA Bills To The House Floor With No GOP Support

Inside Health Policy

 

Advisory Panel Broaches Dicey Idea—End Traditional Medicare

Bloomberg BNA

 

MedPAC turns to MA payment withholding to improve encounter data

Modern Healthcare

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Thursday, April 4, 2019

 

Illinois testing new program to reduce Medicare fraud

Crains Chicago Business

 

CMS Picks Review Choice Demo Start Date, Releases New Details

Home Health Care News  

Why Functional Status Matters More Under PDGM
Home Health Care News

 

Fair Scheduling Trend Could Spell Trouble for At-Home Care Providers

Home Health Care News

 

E&C Passes Revised CREATES, Pay-For-Delay Bills After Striking Bipartisan Deal

Inside Health Policy

 

Conservative Group Crafting Trump ACA Replacement For 2020 Campaign

Inside Health Policy 

Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services Enrollment and Spending
Kaiser Family Foundation

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

 

CMS Adds More In-Home Care Services as Medicare Advantage Benefits for 2020

Home Health Care News

 

CMS Updates MA to Allow for Social Determinants of Health Benefits

Patient Engagement HIT

 

Illinois Home Care Aides Pushing For Higher Wages

NPR Illinois

 

HHS Inspector General Resigns After 14 Years

Inside Health Policy

 

Trump Says GOP `Blew It' on Health Care and Must Run on New Plan

Bloomberg BNA

 

Trump Steps Back On Health Care; Dems Push Reversal Of DOJ Stance

Inside Health Policy

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

 

In-Home Health Agencies Fight Rate Pinch as Payment Switch Looms

Bloomberg Law

PQHH & NAHC Quoted

 

House Lawmakers Pass Short-Term Money Follows the Person Extension

Home Health Care News

 

Collins To DOJ: Turn To Congress, Not Courts, If You Want To Axe ACA

Inside Health Policy

 

Consultants: Multi-Year MA Plans Would Better Manage Chronic Care, Cost

Inside Health Policy

 

Private Medicare Plans Get Bigger 2020 Rate Hike Than Expected

Bloomberg BNA

 

CMS provides modest boost for Medicare Advantage payments

Politico

 

Trump says vote on healthcare can wait until after 2020 election

Reuters

 

UPS Pilot Vaccine Program Could Signal Greater Reach into the Home Health Care Market

Home Care Daily

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Monday, April 1, 2019

 

How Telehealth Can Solve Home Health Agencies’ PDGM Therapy Problems

Home Health Care News

 

CMS Launches AI Challenges for Predicting Unplanned Hospital, SNF Admissions

Home Health Care News

 

CMS Made $3.2 Billion in Improper Home Health Payments in 2018

Home Health Care News

 

White House Giving Congress Health Care Principles: Mulvaney

Bloomberg BNA

 

House To Vote On Resolution Condemning Trump Effort To Invalidate ACA

Inside Health Policy

 

Trump Taps Cassidy, Scott, Barrasso To Lead On Health Care Plan

Inside Health Policy

 

Senator Whose Company Defrauded Medicare to Lead GOP’s Health-Care Push

New York Magazine

 

Why Chronic Care Management Isn’t Gaining Traction: Health Execs Identify 3 Barriers

Managed Healthcare Executive

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Friday, March 29, 2019


Senator Susan Collins Takes Aim at PDGM’s Behavioral Assumptions

Home Health Care News

 

Alexander: Goal To Have Finance, Health Bills To Lower Health Costs By June

Inside Health Policy

 

How `Medicare for All' Could Mean Change for Everyone: QuickTake

Bloomberg

 

House Passes ACA Replacement To Senate, Senate Punts To White House

Inside Health Policy

 

McConnell to Trump: Health care’s all yours

Politico

 

Trump: Group of GOP senators writing 'spectacular' ObamaCare replacement

The Hill

 

Editorial: Nursing home patients aren’t the only ones being neglected

Modern Healthcare

 

Telehealth Helping to Grow the US Home Healthcare Market

Home Care Daily

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Thursday, March 28, 2019

 

More Older Adults With Joint Replacements Recover At Home, Not Rehab

Kaiser Health News

 

GAO: Medicare made $23 billion in payment errors in 2017

Inside Health Policy

 

Hospitals owning SNFs is a ‘viable strategy’ to manage care costs, researchers say

McKnight’s

 

Home Health Agencies Ramp Up Social Media Recruiting Efforts

Home Health Care News

 

Trump pressures wary Republicans to produce replacement for health-care law

Washington Post

 

White House, Congressional GOP at Odds Over 2020 Health-Care Message

Wall Street Journal

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

 

OIG Asks for Extra $10M, More ‘Boots on the Ground’ to Target Home- and Community-Based Fraud

Home Health Care News

 

House Dems Release Bill To Bolster ACA Amid DOJ Intent To Repeal

Inside Health Policy

 

Democrats grill Trump official on budget cuts, Obamacare move

Politico

 

Home Care Providers Avoid 13-Hour Rule Financial Disaster

Home Health Care News

 

UPS teases new venture into at-home health care, vaccinations

Philly Voice

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

 

OIG Requests $10 Million To Target Home and Community-Based Fraud

Inside Health Policy

 

CMS Attempts to Curb Fraud in the HHA Industry by Limiting HHA Reimbursement

The National Mall Review

 

Dems' Bill Aims To Improve ACA; E&C To Mark Up Pieces Wednesday

Inside Health Policy

 

UPS Is the Newest Player in Home-Based Health Care

Home Health Care News

 

Lawmakers said home health care was important. Now it’s time for them to do something about it.

Bangor Daily News

 

Caregivers' Perceptions Managing Functional Needs Among Older Adults Receiving Post-Acute Home Health Care

Healio

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Monday, March 25, 2019

 

Home health provider groups rips proposed slash to reimbursement rates

Healthcare Finance News

*PQHH Quoted

 

Cash Flow, Timing and Other Practical FAQs About PDGM Answered

Home Health Care News

 

Pelosi Says Democrats to Unveil `Sweeping' Health Bill March 26

Bloomberg BNA

 

Why More Nurses Are Required In the Health Care Industry

Healthcare Business Today

 

How Younger Baby Boomers Want To Spend Their Later Years, Not Necessarily At Home

Forbes


CMS Clarifies Medicaid Home, Community-Based Services Requirements
Inside Health Policy

 

With the Silver Tsunami on its way, telehealth is ready for its moment

Healthcare IT News

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Friday, March 22, 2019 

Home Health Care Saves $7,313 Per Patient Over Hospitalization After ER Visits
Home Health Care News

 

CMS: About 250 Providers Left Bundled Pay Demo, Almost 1,300 Stay

Inside Health Policy

 

Think Tanks Push Site-Neutral Pay, Providers Want Fewer Regulations

Inside Health Policy 

Why healthcare is facing a great hiring challenge: 6 things to know
Becker’s Hospital Review

 

Geisinger program improves internal communication between doctors

Health Data Management

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Wednesday, March 21, 2019

 

Review Choice Demonstration Clears Hurdle, Likely Starting Soon

Home Health Care News

 

Getting Post-Acute Care At Home Is Cheaper, But Not Better Than A Skilled Nursing Facility

Forbes

 

How Our Texas ACO Saved Medicare $14M with Population Health Approach

HIT Consultant

 

Providers, Plans Ask Congress To Give Them Greater Claims Data Access

Inside Health Policy

 

White House slams 'Medicare for All' as bad for Americans' health and wallets

CNN

 

 

Home Health Care News

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

 

OMB Approves Home Health Demo, Illinois Start Date Expected Soon

Inside Health Policy

 

Primary Diagnosis Changes Among PDGM’s Most Overlooked Aspects

Home Health Care News

 

LHC Group CEO: MedPAC ‘Off on Some Island’

Home Health Care News

 

White House Highlights Aging in Place Technology, R&D Opportunities

Home Health Care News

 

Lawmakers studying future of rural health care

VT Digger

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

 

MedPAC reports to Congress: 8 takeaways

Beckers Hospital Review 

Would you like to grow old at home? Why we’re struggling to meet demand for subsidised home care
The Conversation

 

What Medicare for all means for doctors and hospitals

CNN

 

Your cheat sheet to all the 2020 Democrats' 'Medicare for All' plans

CNN (video)

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Monday, March 18, 2019

 

MedPAC Pushes 5% Home Health Payment Cut, Says Program Integrity Remains a Challenge

Home Health Care News

 

Editorial: Home health care can be better with technology

Columbus Dispatch 

 

Medicare Advisers Say ‘Donut Hole’ Changes To Part D Program Could Lead To Spike In Costs For Everyone But Insurers

Kaiser Health News

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Friday, March 15, 2019

 

Pallone: Bills Lowering Drug Prices Likely Will Be Limited To Medicare

Home Health Care News

 

Commentary: ‘Medicare for all’ bills would worsen US doctor shortage

Daily Republic

 

How Home-Based Care Companies Can Minimize Their Insurance Premiums

Home Health Care News

 

Readmission rates are lower for SNF discharges, but not costs

McKnights Long Term Care News

 

Upon further review, operators find more to dislike in Trump’s 2020 budget proposal

McKnights Long Term Care News

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Thursday, March 14, 2019

 

Home health saves Medicare money despite higher readmissions

Modern Healthcare

 

How to Handle a Home Health Audit, According to a CMS Auditor

Home Health Care News

 

Trump health budget gets icy reception from House appropriators

Politico

 

Health Secretary Stands Behind Proposed Medicare Cuts

Bloomberg BNA

 

Pallone: Blocking Trump Agenda Is Higher Priority Than Medicare For All

Inside Health Policy

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

 

Patients Discharged to Home Care vs. Nursing Facilities Have Higher Rates of Hospital Readmissions

Penn Medicine

 

Home Health Providers Lag Behind Skilled Nursing Facilities in Preventing Re-Hospitalizations

Home Health Care News

 

Medicare payments lower, readmission higher for patients discharged to home vs. skilled nursing facility

Healio

 

Analysis: Just a tenth of Trump's proposed Medicare cuts directly affect seniors

The Hill

 

Schumer Challenges McConnell to Bring Trump Budget Up for Vote

Bloomberg BNA

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

 

Trump Administration Calls for Medicaid Overhaul, $846 Billion in Medicare Cuts

Home Health Care News

 

Trump budget slashes HHS 12 percent, cuts Medicare

Politico


Trump Proposes $14 Billion Cut From HHS, Boost to Public Health

Bloomberg

 

NAHC’s Dombi: PDGM Discriminates Against Community Referrals, RCD Could Haunt Home Health Providers

Home Health Care News

 

Readmissions Higher With Home Care Compared To SNF Care

Health Leaders Media 

Home Health Care Workers Struggle to Gain Proper Access to Patient Info
Home Care Daily

 

Home Health Media Clips
Monday, March 11, 2019

Trump Plan Postpones Balanced Budget Despite Deep Spending Cuts

Bloomberg

 

MedPAC opposes episode-based payments for post-acute care facilities

Modern Healthcare

 

Sanders’ ‘Medicare for All’ expands long-term care benefits

AP News

 

Advocates, Plans Seek More Supplemental Benefits For Chronically Ill

Inside Health Policy

 

Health Care Providers Using Telehealth, Partnerships To Break into Home Health Sector

Home Health Care News

 

LeadingAge, VNAA and ElevatingHome Pursue Affiliation

Home Health Care News

 

 

Home  Health Media Clips

Friday, March 8, 2019

 

Workforce, Financial Challenges Prompt Hospitals to Outsource Home Health Care

Home Health Care News

 

One ACO’s ‘Preferred’ Skilled Nursing Providers Actually Performed Worse Than Average

Skilled Nursing News

 

Feds Go After Patient Recruiters in Home Health Kickback Schemes

Home Health Care News

 

The Unforced Error of Medicare for All

Wall Street Journal

 

‘Medicare for All’ May Not Be Good for All

New York Times

 

Democrats' promise of Medicare for All is remarkably misguided and unrealistic

USA Today

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Thursday, March 7, 2019

 

Communication Breakdown: 60% of Home Health Workers Lack Adequate Information From Hospitals

Home Health Care News

 

Why Upskilling Caregivers Can Improve Patient Care, Retention

Home Health Care News

 

When Does Medicare Pay for Home Health Care?

KRDO-TV (CO)

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

 

Refinement Bills Are Chance to ‘Get PDGM Right,’ Avoid Industry Destablization

Home Health Care News

*Q&A with PQHH’s Joanne Cunningham

 

Unsung Heroes Helping Seniors Get Support from Home Health Care, Even When the Snow Piles Up

Home Care Daily

 

New Democrats: Build On ACA While Moving To Universal Health Care

Inside Health Policy

 

Dem campaign chief: Medicare for All price tag 'a little scary'

The Hill

 

LeadingAge extends tentacles into home care, clinical services

McKnights Long Term Care News

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

 

How ‘Upskilling’ Can Maximize Home Care Workers’ Contributions And Improve Serious Illness Care

Health Affairs

 

Improved Cost and Utilization Among Medicare Beneficiaries Dispositioned From the ED to Receive Home Health Care Compared With Inpatient Hospitalization

American Journal of Managed Care

 

The Struggles Hospital Face Can Lead to a Greater Emphasis on Home Care

Home Care Daily

 

Trump Aide: Enacting White House Competition Report Top Priority

Inside Health Policy

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Monday, March 4, 2019

 

Unpacking The House Medicare-For-All Bill

Health Affairs

 

Medicare for All Loses Momentum Among Democrats

Wall Street Journal

 

Nursing Homes Are Closing Across Rural America, Scattering Residents

New York Times

 

Cost of nursing home care makes planning ahead crucial for financial security

USA Today

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Friday, March 1, 2019

 

Grassley and Wyden team up on extenders bill

Politico

 

GOP senator: Legislation combating surprise medical bills could come in March

The Hill

 

‘Medicare for All’ Measure Puts Centrist Democrats in Quandary

Bloomberg BNA

 

ACO Use of Case Mix Index to Comprehensively Evaluate Postacute Care Partners

AJMC

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Thursday, February 28, 2019

 

Universal long-term care coverage included in House Democrats’ new Medicare-for-all plan

McKnight’s Long Term Care News

 

House Democrats unveil Medicare for All bill

Politico

 

E&C Chair, House Dem Tout Universal Care, Wary Of Medicare For All

Inside Health Policy

 

Pallone: E&C Focusing On ACA Improvements Over Medicare For All

Inside Health Policy

 

Complex medication regimens create challenges for home health care

Medical Xpress

 

Growth Within the Health Care Sector Has Been Driven in Large Part by Home Care

Home Care Daily

 

Interacting with Caregivers Shown to Boost Well-Being of Older Adults

Home Health Care News

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

 

More than 100 House Democrats to unveil ‘battle-ready’ Medicare-for-all plan as 2020 election looms

Washington Post

 

Democrats Unveil `Medicare for All' Bill Favored by Liberal Base

Bloomberg

 

Insurers, Hospitals Issue Pre-Emptive Strike Against Medicare For All Bill

Inside Health Policy

 

Home Health Partnership Cuts Re-Hospitalizations in Half, Reduces Spending by 35%

Home Health Care News

 

Lawmakers Push to Keep Seniors at Home with Newly Introduced Bills

Home Health Care News

 

Lawmakers introduce bills to deliver more senior care at home, rather than nursing homes

McKnight’s

 

The Perception of Home Health Care Has Changed in Recent Years, for the Better

Home Care Daily

 

Home Health Spending Outpaces Other Health Care Spending

Home Care Magazine

 

Why home healthcare workers need access to hospital EHRs

Healthcare IT News

 

Study: Poor hospital-home health communication puts patients at risk

Health Data Management

 

Texas physician, hospital administrator convicted in $20 million fraud scheme

Modern Healthcare

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

 

CMS Seeks Input On How To Push Data Sharing In Post-Acute Care

Inside Health Policy

 

Study shows major gaps in communication between hospital and home health care clinicians

News-Medical


Dingell, Upton, Guthrie Lead Introduction of Bipartisan Health Bills
Congresswoman Debbie Dingell

 

Staffing Tops PDGM as Home Health Industry’s No. 1 Challenge

Home Health Care News

 

Paul Ryan: ‘Fee-For-Service Doesn’t work,’ MA the Future of Medicare

Home Health Care News

 

Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bullish on Hospital at Home, Social Determinants of Health

Home Health Care News

 

In-Home Care Industry Identifies Greatest Growth Areas, Technology Drivers

Home Health Care News

 

ONC Considers Adding Pricing Info To Electronic Health Information

Inside Health Policy

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Monday, February 25, 2019

 

Why Home Health is One of the Fastest Growing Healthcare Markets

D CEO Healthcare

 

As value-based efforts lag, push for price regulation gains momentum

Modern Healthcare

 

Health Care and Insurance Industries Mobilize to Kill ‘Medicare for All’

New York Times

 

How health-care costs us $89 billion a year in lost time

CNBC

 

More direct-care workers are leaving the sector than joining it

Herald Palladium

 

Technology increasingly bridges gaps in support for disabled Ohioans

Columbus Dispatch

 

Doctor, hospital owner convicted of health care fraud, money laundering in Houston federal case

Houston Chronicle

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Friday, February 22, 2019

 

Looking to Technology to Avoid Doctors’ Offices and Emergency Rooms

New York Times

 

Enhance Healthcare Delivery Through Home Care

Forbes

 

Skilled nursing advocates urge feds to not rush development of unified post-acute payment system

McKnights

 

California Facing a Health Care Crisis That Could Also Be Impacted by a Shortage of Home Care Workers

Home Care Daily

 

How consolidation and change challenge LTC

McKnights


Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, February 21, 2019

Spending forecast offers ammunition — and some alarm — for Democrats pushing Medicare expansion
Washington Post

Home Health Spending Rate Projected to Surpass All Other Care Categories
Home Health Care News

Spending Growth for Skilled Nursing Facilities to Lag Behind Home Health Care
Skilled Nursing News

U.S. Health Spending to Make Up Almost 20 Percent of GDP in 2027
Bloomberg

Hospitals To Congress: Don’t Set Surprise Billing Reimbursement Rates
Inside Health Policy

Providers Praise Primary Care Component Of MD All-Payer Model
Inside Health Policy


Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, February 20, 2019

LHC Group CEO Urges Congress to Support PDGM-Altering Bill
Home Health Care News
*PQHH S. 433 Op-Ed Featured

CMS: Independence At Home Demo Saves Medicare $9.1 Billion
Inside Health Policy

Home Care and Community Services Could Help Lower the Cost of Long-Term Care
Home Care Daily

Home-based Car Industry Reacts As Illinois Raises Minimum Wage 
Home Health Care News

Here's How Much Home Health Aides Earn in Each State 
Forbes

 

Home Health Media Clips

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

 

Congress must step up to protect Medicare home health care

The Hill

*PQHH OpEd

 

Geisinger executive to become CMMI senior advisor and medical officer: 4 takeaways

Becker’s Hospital Review

 

Grassley Pushes CMS For Info On Improper EHR Incentive Pay, Total Cuts

Inside Health Policy

 

Sherrod Brown pushes for Medicare buy-in proposal in place of 'Medicare for all'

The Hill

 

For 2020 Dem Hopefuls, ‘Medicare-For-All’ Is A Defining Issue, However They Define It

Kaiser Health News

 

The Value of Home Health Care Continues to Increase Across the Country     

Home Care Daily

 

From hospital to home, health care in 2019 will just keep growing

Times Union

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Thursday, February 14, 2019

 

California’s New ‘Master Plan on Aging’ Targeting Home Care, Alzheimer’s

Home Health Care News

 

'Medicare for All' could get first House hearing in March

Poliitico

 

Dems Push Bill That Allows Use Of ACA Subsidies To Buy Into Medicare

Inside Health Policy


Urban Institute Touts Medicare, Medicaid Per-Capita Cost Control
Inside Health Policy

 

Don’t destabilize Connecticut’s home care services

CT MIrror

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

 

Senate Lawmakers Introduce New Legislation Urging Evidence-Based PDGM Changes

Home Health Care News

PQHH & NAHC Quoted

 

Legislation Introduced to Improve Home Health Behavioral-Based Payments

Home Care Magazine

PQHH & NAHC Statement

 

Medicare, Medicaid Best Private Plans for Containing Health Costs

Health Payer Intelligence

 

Voter Support for ‘Medicare for All’ Tumbles in New Year

Morning Consult

 

Telemedicine Extends Palliative Care to the Outpatient Setting

mHealthIntelligence

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

 

Home Health Leaders Applaud Introduction of Legislation to Strengthen Medicare Home Health Reforms

PQHH/NAHC Press Release

 

CMS Proposes Rules to Improve Data Sharing Between Health Care Providers, Insurers

Home Health Care News

 

Doctors at a Distance Could Treat More Online Under Trump Plan

Bloomberg

 

CMS Unveils Interoperability Proposals For Plans, Providers

Inside Health Policy

 

Pilot Program May Help More Seniors Receive Proper Home Health Care

Home Care Daily

 

Revised single-payer health plan includes long-term and home health care

North Country Public Radio (NY)

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Monday, February 11, 2019

 

Virginia Lawmakers Pass Bill Requiring Insurance Coverage for Remote Patient Monitoring

National Law Review

 

Republicans can’t wait to debate 'Medicare for all'

Politico

 

Democratic White House hopeful hits Medicare for all as 'bad opening offer'

The Hill

 

Hospital Mergers Improve Health? Evidence Shows the Opposite

New York Times

 

DOJ Announces More Than $21M in Home Health Fraud, Kickback Schemes

Home Health Care News

 

Michigan's dangerous home health aide shortage

News 25

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Friday, February 8, 2019

 

Rural Hospitals Call For Reduced Regulation, Fewer Medicare Cuts

Inside Health Policy

 

Trump’s health policies will provide $45B in annual benefit, White House economists claim

Politico

 

Obamacare Fixes, ‘Medicare for All’ Up Next for House Democrats

Bloomberg BNA

 

New Medicare for All draft bill sets a global budget model

Modern Healthcare

 

5 Ways to Create an Ideal First Day for Home Care Hires

Home Health Care News

 

Healthy info exchange between providers found to cut readmissions

McKnights

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Thursday, February 7, 2019


Senate Health Committee Considers Using Telehealth To Lower Costs
Inside Health Policy

Azar: Future Of Rural Health May Not Be Hospital Based
Inside Health Policy

 

Senators Seek Surprise Billing Compromise Between Plans, Providers

Inside Health Policy

 

2020 Dems walk fine line with support for ‘Medicare for all’

The Hill

 

One of Michigan's most in-demand industries pays just $10 an hour

Lansing State Journal

 

Health Organizations May Be Outsourcing More in Home Care Support Services

Home Care Daily

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

 

6 Healthcare Topics To Watch In Trump's State Of The Union

Health Leaders Media

 

Home Health Care Agencies Threatened as Wages Rise, Reimbursements Lag

Home Health Care News

 

Oregon Human Services in-home care still lags behind audit benchmarks, report says

Statesman Journal

 

Federal funding cuts threaten home health program for seniors

WCAX-TV (Vermont)

 

Why Respite Care Remains Important Part of Home Care Agencies’ Service Mix

Home Health Care News

 

Home Health Provider Moratorium Lifted

Home Care Magazine

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

 

CMS Lifts Moratoria on Home Health After 5 Years

Home Health Care News

 

Verma Touts Burden Reduction, Says Agency Will Seek More Feedback

Inside Health Policy

 

Industry Voices—3 ways healthcare providers can take advantage of CMS’ reduced burdens

Fierce Healthcare

 

$3 billion is needed to address California's doctor shortage, task force says

LA Times

 

Hospital price growth driving healthcare spending

Modern Healthcare

 

Among 2020 Democrats, a debate over ‘Medicare-for-all’

Associated Press


Home Heath Media Clips
Monday, February 4, 2016

Home Health Care Creating Savings Under CJR Model
Home Health Care News

Health-Care Costs to Get Trump Shout-Out as Seniors Seek Relief
Bloomberg Government

Plans, Medicare Advocates Concerned By Timeline Of VBID Expansion
Inside Health Policy

As Democrats Talk Single Payer, Private Medicare Advantage Soars
Forbes

 


 
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