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Home Health Media Clips
Monday, March 30, 2020

Coronavirus limbo: Seniors need to leave hospitals but some nursing homes won’t let them return
The Washington Post

House Passes CARES Act, Fast Forwarding Home Health Care Innovation Beyond COVID-19
Home Health Care News (PQHH quoted)

CMS Expands Medicare Accelerated Payment Program to Help with COVID-19 Cash Flow Challenges
Home Health Care News

Sen. Collins: Aid package will limit COVID-19’s economic damage
Press Herald (ME)

Hospice Coalition Calls on FEMA for More PPE During Pandemic
Hospice News

America’s Hospitals Teeter on Frontlines of Coronavirus Battle
Bloomberg

Coronavirus challenges home health aides as they try to provide safe care
Newsday

Home healthcare workers fighting COVID-19 without social distancing
FOX 5 Atlanta

Home health care firms play it safe
Democrat Gazette (AR)

For patients and workers alike, home health visits fraught with fears of coronavirus
Boston Globe

COVID-19 Could Shorten Medicare Trust Fund’s Solvency
Inside Health Policy

 

Home Health Media Clips
Friday, March 27, 2020

What Home Health Providers Need to Know About the $2 Trillion Coronavirus Relief Package
Home Health Care News

Providers Ask CMS For Interim Payments During Pandemic
Inside Health Policy

Medicare Covid-19 Spending Could Exceed $115 Billion, Study Says
Bloomberg

Home healthcare providers still serving patients, keeping them out of hospitals
WCSC-TV (SC)

Home Health Providers at ‘Breaking Point’ as Coronavirus Ups Demand, Saps Supplies
Insurance Journal (Reuters)

In the midst of a pandemic, in-home care providers face new challenges, stresses
Minnesota Public Radio

 

Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, March 26, 2020

'We want to live': At-risk adults, home health care workers fear coronavirus
USA Today

Home Health Workers ‘Drowning in the Need to Be Tested’ for COVID-19
Home Health Care News

$2 Trillion Stimulus Bill Would Relax Home Health Certification Requirements, Encourage Telehealth Use
Home Health Care News

Winners and Losers in Congress’s $2 Trillion Virus Rescue Plan
Bloomberg

Home Health: A View From the Front Lines
Home Care Magazine

Lacking Support, Home Health Workers are on the Frontlines Of a Pandemic
KVTF

 

Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Community, Not Competition: How the Home Care Industry is Coming Together to Fight the Coronavirus
Home Health Care News

Are Vital Home Health Workers Now A Safety Threat?
Kaiser Health News

Medicare, Medicaid Provisions In Draft Compromise Mirror Senate Package
Inside Health Policy

Compromise COVID-19 Bill Funds Extenders Through Nov. 30
Inside Health Policy

Home health workers among essential employees risking COVID-19 exposure every day
ABC News (Philly)

COVID-19: AAN Urges Feds to Further Expand Telehealth Benefits
MedScape

 

Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Congress is getting closer to a deal on the massive coronavirus stimulus bill
CNBC

Coronavirus Causes Demand for In-Home Telehealth Technology to Skyrocket
Home Health Care News

Coronavirus Daily Update: CMS Will Not Authorize Standard Surveys for Home Health Agencies
Home Health Care News

CMS Relaxes Quality Reporting For 2019, 2020 Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
Inside Health Policy

Are There Alternatives To Hospital Care For COVID-19 Patients?
Forbes

Pandemic forces family members into new role: Caregivers for elderly loved ones
The Washington Post

 

Home Health Media Clips
Monday, March 23, 2020

Home Health Advocates to CMS: Stop Waiting to Cut ‘Meaningless Red Tape’
Home Health Care News

As National Response to Coronavirus Hits Critical Juncture, Home-Based Care Providers Fight for More Support
Home Health Care News

Policymakers Can’t Afford to Neglect Home Care Providers During COVID-19 Pandemic
Home Health Care News

Senate GOP COVID-19 Package Tackles Workforce, Telehealth
Inside Health Policy

States Get New CMS Tools to Combat Coronavirus Outbreak
Bloomberg

Stimulus Bill Jeopardizes Drug Pricing, Surprise Billing Policies
Inside Health Policy

Telemedicine in the time of coronavirus
The Hill

Telehealth can help flatten the curve for coronavirus
Dominion Post

Home health care industry is booming
Herald-Dispatch

Coronavirus has home health care nurse frightened for her and her patient's safety
WSYX-TV

Home Health Media Clips
Friday, March 20, 2020

Home telehealth and testing companies pivot to mail-in coronavirus tests
Fierce Healthcare

Senate GOP wants to suspend Medicare sequester, expand telehealth
Modern Healthcare

Health centers, home health, hospital support workers express concern over safety
Crains Detroit Business

In-home health providers take precautions against coronavirus
ABC News 4 (SC)

Anxious times for home health workers
Citizen Voice

Home Health Industry Watches On As New York Providers Navigate Coronavirus Minefield
Home Health Care News

VNA Health Group CEO: Home Health Agencies Face Uncertain Future Without Policy, Payment Support
Home Health Care News

Home Care Agencies Seek Exemption Status in Potentially Devastating COVID-19 Relief Law
Home Health Care News

 

Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, March 19, 2020

Home Health Agencies Want Medicare to Pay for Telephone Visits
Bloomberg
PQHH & NAHC Quoted

Coronavirus Daily Update: Home Health Agencies Near ‘Breaking Point’; Trump Signs Paid Sick Leave Package
Home Health Care News

Senate Passes COVID-19 Bill, Ensuring Free Tests, Upping Medicaid Match
Inside Health Policy

Virus Medical Gear Shortage Seen Requiring Millions to Remedy
Bloomberg

How Maine’s home care workers for elderly are handling the coronavirus
Bangor Daily News

In-home health care workers short on supplies
KOLD-TV

Post-Acute Care Policy Expert: PDGM May Support COVID-19 Treatment
Home Health Care News

New protocol for in-home health care providers amid spread of COVID-19
KSHB-TV

 

Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Coronavirus Daily Update: PQHH Makes COVID-19 Recommendations; CMS Doubles Down on Telehealth
Home Health Care News
*PQHH mentioned

GOP senators close to agreement among themselves on coronavirus stimulus package
CNN

CMS expands Medicare telehealth services to fight COVID-19
Modern Healthcare

Surge in patients overwhelms telehealth services amid coronavirus pandemic
STAT

CMS, OIG, Office For Civil Rights Ease Use Of Telehealth In Medicare
Inside Health Policy

Covid-19 Makes Virtual Doctor Visits Tempting but Hazards Linger
Bloomberg

Provider Groups Ask Medicare to Shield Them From Covid-19 Losses
Bloomberg

As Coronavirus Surges, Programs Struggle To Reach Vulnerable Seniors Living At Home
Kaiser Health News

Home care nurses go above and beyond to help patients during COVID-19
Fox 13 – Salt Lake City

Ohio governor asked to help home health aides amidst coronavirus pandemic
News 5 Cleveland

 

Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Coronavirus Daily Update: CMS Gives Home Health Agencies OASIS Flexibility
Home Health Care News

Hospital-at-Home Programs Ready to Play Critical Role If Coronavirus Cases Spike
Home Health Care News

Home Health Agencies Conquering Fear of PDGM Boogeyman
Home Health Care News

Nursing Home Staffing Woes Complicate Battle Against Coronavirus
Bloomberg

Doctors, Hospital Groups Seek $1 Billion to Aid Virus Response
Bloomberg

Hospitals Ask For End To Medicare Sequester, Providers Ask For $1B
Inside Health Policy

Hospitals, Insurers To Ban Surprise Bills For COVID-19 Care
Inside Health Policy

Coronavirus Threatens Strained Rural Health Care System
Pew Trusts

Expand Medicaid now
Dallas Morning News

 

Home Health Media Clips
Monday, March 16, 2020

HHCN Poll: 31% of Home-Based Care Providers Have Been Affected by COVID-19
Home Health Care News
*PQHH quoted

Trump: HHS Will Waive Hospital, Telehealth Restrictions
Inside Health Policy

Administration Ramps Up COVID-19 Diagnostic Testing
Inside Health Policy

Coronavirus Copay Testing Covered, Health Insurers Say
Bloomberg BNA

How to protect older people from the coronavirus
Salt Lake City Tribune (NYT)

Home visit health care industry expected to grow during coronavirus pandemic
The Denver Channel

Home health care calls on the rise amid virus outbreak
FOX 10 News Phoenix

It’s Time To Take Patient Experience Measurement And Reporting To A New Level: Next Steps For Modernizing And Democratizing National Patient Surveys
Health Affairs



Home Health Media Clips
Friday, March 13, 2020

Grassley Wants Telehealth Waivers Implemented Quickly
Inside Health Policy

Challenges of New Medicare Telehealth Rules Amid COVID-19 Outbreak
MHealthIntelligence

E&C Health Panel Passes Three Bills To Strengthen Patient Protections
Inside Health Policy

Newly Unveiled Medicare Advantage Data Highlights Biggest Opportunities for In-Home Care Providers
Home Health Care News

After PDPM, ‘More Than Half’ of Therapists Report Mandate to Provide Group, Concurrent Therapy
Skilled Nursing News

 

Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, March 12, 2020

NAHC Urges CMS to Make Sweeping Regulatory Changes as Coronavirus Hits Pandemic Status
Home Health Care News

Home Health Agencies Want Medicare Regulations Relaxed Amid COVID-19
Inside Health Policy

Emergency Coronavirus Measure Introduced by House Democrats
Bloomberg

Virtually Perfect? Telemedicine for Covid-19
New England Journal of Medicine

New Legislation Presents Challenge to Stretched Home Health Agencies
Home Care Magazine

Tech Company Reshaping Dementia Care for Home Care Agencies, Family Caregivers
Home Health Care News

Human Resources Advice for Home Health Agencies
Home Care Magazine

 

Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, March 11, 2020

CMS Issues Home Health COVID-19 Guidance, Eases Supplies Standards
Home Health Care News

Federally Mandatory Paid Sick Leave Would ‘Add Fuel to the Fire’ for In-Home Care Providers
Home Health Care News

CMS, Humana Call Attention to Telehealth ‘Lifeline’ Amid Coronavirus Outbreak
Home Health Care News

Local home health makes a huge difference
Paulding Progress

UPDATE: Senior facilities take steps vs. COVID-19
Daily Messenger

Only 33% of Adults See Themselves Aging in Place
Home Health Care News

 

Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Coronavirus Scare Likely to Boost Telehealth Adoption Among Home-Based Care Providers
Home Health Care News

As Home Health Providers Adapt to PDGM, PDPM Proving to be Unsustainable
Home Health Care News

Health Tech Companies Face New Patient Data Sharing Rules
Bloomberg

One-third of Medicare ICU patients skip at-home rehab after discharge, study finds
Beckers Hospital Review

Maine lawmakers debate how to fix Maine home health care crisis
WGME

Sen. Shenna Bellows: Maine must do better by our seniors and their caretakers
Central Maine

'Who's Going To Help Them?': Caregivers Brace For The Spread Of Coronavirus
NPR
 

Home Health Media Clips
Monday, March 9, 2020

Georgetown Home Care Cuts Re-Hospitalization Rate to All-Time Low 4.7%
Home Health Care News

Humana Launches Medicare Advantage SDoH Program

Home Health Care News

Dems Ask CMS To Let States Expand Medicaid Coverage Amid COVID-19
Inside Health Policy

Azar: Up To 4 Million COVID-19 Tests Will Be ‘Driving Forward’ Next WeekInside Health Policy
 

Home Health Media Clips
Friday, March 6, 2020

Medicare Called ‘Vulnerable’ on Coordinated Care Payments
Bloomberg

Senate Sends $7.8 Billion Virus Bill to Trump for Signature
Bloomberg

Avoiding Panic, Educating Staff Keys to Surviving Coronavirus Scare
Home Health Care News

Medicare Pays For Coronavirus Tests, AHIP To Ease Coverage Requirements
Inside Health Policy

Home Care Workers Are Underpaid, Uninsured, and on the Front Lines of Fighting Coronavirus
Mother Jones

 

Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, March 5, 2020

As Confirmed Cases Rise, Home Health Industry Turns Its Attention to Coronavirus
Home Health Care News

Coronavirus Funding Package Waives Medicare Telehealth Restrictions
Inside Health Policy

CMS Issues COVID-19 Guide For Nursing Homes, Hospitals; 15,000 Inspections Likely
Inside Health Policy

NAHC’s Dombi: Agencies Aren’t Panicking in the Streets Over PDGM
Home Health Care News

How Will PDGM Affect M&A? The payment model’s effects on industry moves.
Home Care Magazine

Home-Based Care Providers Positioned to Capitalize on Senior Living Sector’s Staffing Crisis
Home Health Care News

CMS to ‘Immediately’ Refocus Nursing Home Inspections on Infection Control Amid Coronavirus
Skilled Nursing News

Preparing for Emergencies & Disasters Before They Happen
Home Care Magazine

 

Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, March 4, 2020

CMS: Home Health Agencies Should Provide Therapy Services Under PDGM
Inside Health Policy

Survey: 80% of Home Health Agencies Experiencing Early Reimbursement Turbulence
Home Health Care News

BrightSpring Adds to Suite of Services After Acquiring Home Health, Home Infusion Businesses
Home Health Care News

 

Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Democrats face big test over healthcare agenda on Super Tuesday
Modern Healthcare

Stay Home From Work? Many Kentuckians Can't.
WMKY-FM (Ky.)

Coronavirus Outbreak Adds Urgency To Drug Pricing Debate
Inside Health Policy

Nursing home outbreak spotlights coronavirus risk in elder care facilities
Modern Healthcare

‘Wake-Up Call’ Prompts $8.5M Emergency Reimbursement Effort
Home Health Care News

Home Care Grapples With The Challenges Of An Evolving Sector
Business West

 

Home Health Media Clips
Monday, March 2, 2020

Incentives, Upheaval Under New Home Health Payment Model Present Major Skilled Nursing Opportunity
Skilled Nursing News

Tips for finding a reliable home health aide: Health Matters
Cleveland Plain Dealer

HouseWorks CEO: Investing in Senior Housing Relationships Yields Huge Referral Dividends
Home Health Care News

Home, Health Go Hand In Hand, According To Policy Group's Report
Wisconsin Public Radio

Hospitals, nurses ask Congress for funding to fight coronavirus
Modern Healthcare

Integrating social care and elder care has many benefits
McKnight’s
 

Home Health Media Clips
​Friday, February 28, 2020

Medicare Beneficiaries Get Few Home Visits After ICU Stay
MedScape

Tech-Powered Therapy Provider Nets $9M, Targets Home Health Industry Amid PDGM Disruption
Home Health Care News

Azar Taps Rural Health Advisory Chair, Touts HHS’ Focus On Rural Issues
Inside Health Policy

What ‘Medicare for All’ Means for U.S. Health Care: QuickTake
Bloomberg Government
 

Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, February 27, 2020

In-Home Care Cuts Reportedly Causing ‘Widespread Harm’ in Arkansas
Home Health Care News

Verma: CMS Moving Toward Electronic Quality Measure Reporting
Inside Health Policy

PDPM altering provider use of therapy
McKnight’s

Dozens urge lawmakers to raise home-care reimbursement rates
Press-Herald

 

Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, February 26, 2020

PDGM spells trouble for small home health providers
Modern Healthcare

Despite Benefits, Reimbursement Roadblocks Still Slowing In-Home Telehealth Adoption
Home Health Care News

As Nursing Home Closures Rise, Operators May Pivot to Home- and Community-Based Care
Home Health Care News

Statewide effort aims to recruit home health workers
AZ Big News

After a Year of Heated Debate, ‘Medicare for All’ Holds On to Voters’ Majority Support
Morning Consult
 

Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Azar To Testify At Four Budget Hearings, MACPAC Meets During Packed Policy Week On Capitol Hill
Inside Health Policy

‘The Elephant in the Room’: Transparency, Training Keys to Overcoming PDGM’s Therapy Challenges
Home Health Care News

Home Helpers CEO: Labor-Starved Providers Must ‘Hunt,’ Not ‘Fish’ for Caregivers
Home Health Care News

Glenview-based JourneyCare cutting 150 jobs, eliminating home health care services
Chicago Tribune

Appeal court rules against Colorado in-home health care worker seeking overtime pay
Denver Post

 

Home Health Media Clips
Monday, February 24, 2020

Dombi: Time to Make Senior Care a National Priority
Home Health Care News

CMS Looks to Extend CJR Bundled Payment Model
Home Health Care News

Medicare beneficiaries get few home health visits after ICU stay
MD Edge

Midlands Voices: Sound ideas for home health care
Omaha World Herald

 

Home Health Media Clips
Friday, February 21, 2020

How CMS Could Prevent Home Health Deserts Caused by PDGM
Home Health Care News

CMS Proposes To Extend Hip-And-Knee Bundle For Three Years
Inside Health Policy

CMS Aims To Rework Nursing Home Penalties In 2020
Inside Health Policy

Letter to the Editor: Medicaid injustice
The Northern Virginia Daily

Maine lawmakers aim to fix state's home health care crisis
WGME-TV

What will private equity investment in healthcare look like in 2020?
MedCityNews
 

Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, February 20, 2020

Azar Tells Senate Dems ACA Replacement Plan Not Yet Necessary
Inside Health Policy

Moderate Candidates Attack Medicare For All In Nevada Dem Debate
Inside Health Policy

Risky business: 4 risk factors that may send residents back to the hospital
McKnight’s Long Term Care News

Letter to the editor: Medicaid home health matters
Winchester Star

Colorado Home Health Workers Lose $2.7 Million Overtime Award
Bloomberg Law

4 telemedicine benefits for senior living and care
McKnight’s Senior Living

 

Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Home Care Workers Urge Presidential Candidates to Address Caregiver Crisis, Raise Wages
Home Health Care News

Private Equity Likely to Deploy $1.5 Trillion War Chest in Home-Based Care Market
Home Health Care News

Telehealth Program for CHF Patients Helps Mercy Home Health Cut Re-Hospitalization Rate to 5.26%
Home Health Care News

Medicare changes affect therapy patients
The Leader (Wash.)

Dem Senators Blast Trump’s Budget, Urge DOJ To Drop ACA Case
Inside Health Policy

Letter to the editor: Legislature has failed to support home care workers
Press Herald

 

Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, February 18, 2020

52% of Surveyed Home Health Agencies Say PDGM Is Forcing a Therapy Decrease
Home Health Care News

How Medicare’s New PDGM Home Care Payments May Be Making It Harder To Get Physical Therapy
Forbes

Why a Medicare payment change is causing home health agencies to cease services
Beckers Hospital Review

After ICU discharge, many Medicare beneficiaries do not receive home rehabilitation care
Healio

TELEMEDICINE IN THE VALLEY: Portable broadband devices help keep rural patients connected to docs
Daily Item
 

Home Health Media Clips
Friday, February 14, 2020

CMS Watching Home Health Providers Closely Amid Shifting Therapy Strategies
Home Health Care News

Senate Bill Seeks to Create New Home-Based Care Delivery Systems, Boost Caregiver Wages
Home Health Care News

Risk Adjustment in Home Health Care CAHPS
American Journal of Managed Care

Washington man testifies before U.S. Senate committee on rural home health care
Observer-Report (Penn.)

Metrics to Assess Doctor, Hospital Quality to Get Revamp
Bloomberg

Azar Says Budget Backs Senate Bill; White House Disagrees
Inside Health Policy

Would ‘Medicare For All’ Cost More Than U.S. Budget? Biden Says So. Math Says No.
Kaiser Health News

 

Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, February 13, 2020

Gardner introduces bill to cover senior home health care in HSAs
Colorado Politics

New bill would funnel funding to rural communities for home health care solutions
Fox 59 (IN)

Senator Collins: Penalizing Providers with PDGM’s Behavioral Adjustment ‘Makes No Sense Whatsoever’
Home Health Care News

Shortage of rural home health care workers headlines Senate hearing
Erie News Now

Medicare Cuts Are Hurting Home Health Care Services, Maine Provider Testifies
Maine Public Radio

CMS Expects 1% MA Pay Bump In 2021, Proposes Rule Versus Call Letter
Inside Health Policy

CBO: Education & Labor, Energy & Commerce Surprise Billing Plans Both Save $24B
Inside Health Policy

House committee advances provider-friendly surprise billing fix
Modern Healthcare

Common Mistakes Home Care Providers Makes When Establishing an Online Presence
Home Health Care News

 

Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Trump Rural Health Plan to Focus on Hospitals, Telehealth
Bloomberg

Education & Labor Advances Surprise Billing Legislation Despite Heated Debate
Inside Health Policy

CBO: Ways & Means Surprise Billing Fix Would Save $17.8 Billion
Inside Health Policy

White House warns of raising health costs in debate over surprise medical bills
The Hill

Verma Says Prior Authorization ‘Indefensible,’ But Budget Proposes More
Inside Health Policy

43% of Health Care CFOs See Home Care as Key Investment Area
Home Health Care News

A whole new world: 15% growth in post-acute care among 30-year nursing home industry changes
McKnight’s
 

Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Trump Administration Eyes Unified Post-Acute Payment System, $756 Billion in Medicare Cuts
Home Health Care News

Trump Projects Saving Billions From Medicare, Medicaid Policies
Bloomberg

Trump budget calls for steep cuts to Medicaid, Medicare; unified payment system for post-acute care providers
McKnight’s

Home Health Providers Lean into Wound Care in Post-PDGM World
Home Health Care News

Medalogix CEO: Predictive Analytics Without Clinical Judgement Is ‘Irresponsible Use of Technology’
Home Health Care News

PDPM Layoffs Could Send Some Therapists to Home Health, But Former SNF Workers Not Targets
Skilled Nursing News

Medicare Reimbursement Rate Cuts Having a Direct Negative Impact on Accessibility to In-Home Care
Home Care Daily

 

Home Health Media Clips
February 7, 2020

Staffing Challenges, PDGM Still Top of Mind for In-Home Care Providers in 2020
Home Health Care News

In-Home Care Providers Positioned to Fill Gaps Created by Geriatrician Shortage
Home Health Care News

Federal Lawmakers Look to Handcuff CMMI
Home Health Care News

Azar Touts Decreasing Medicare Appeals Backlog
Inside Health Policy

New surprise billing proposal expected to leave out benchmark payments
Modern Healthcare

 

Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, February 6, 2020

CMS Proposes Easing MA Network Adequacy Standards For Rural Areas
Inside Health Policy

Lawmakers Applaud MA, Ask For More Telehealth, Rural Flexibilities
Inside Health Policy

Oncologists Want CMMI Guardrails Added To Extenders Package
Inside Health Policy

Investors Lean Towards Hospice Amid Disruption in Home Health Space
Hospice News

Long-Term Care Commission: Caregivers Should Be Paid At Least 125% of Minimum Wage
Home Health Care News

Clover Health Executive: How Investing in House Calls Keeps Our Members Healthier
Home Health Care News

A vision for interoperability in post-acute care settings
McKnight’s
 

Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Physical Therapy Proven to Pay Off for Home Health Dementia Patients
Home Health Care News

Round 2? Echoing PDPM, home health agencies reportedly laying off therapists following PDGM’s implementation
McKnight’s

State Of The Union Expected To Be The Newsmaker On Drug Pricing This Week
Inside Health Policy

When Site-Of-Service Policy And Payment Reforms Converge: The Case Of Joint Replacement Surgery
Health Affairs

Pelosi enters fight over surprise medical bills
The Hill

Investing in Social Determinants of Health Yields High ROI
Home Health Care News

 

Home Health Media Clips
Monday, February 3, 2020

Why Home Health Care Is Suddenly Harder To Come By For Medicare Patients
Kaiser Health News

LeadingAge Expert Robyn Stone: ‘Career Lattices,’ Healthy Relationships Key to Keeping In-Home Care Staff
Home Health Care News

Super Bowl Offers Leadership Lessons for In-Home Care Providers
Home Health Care News

As CMS Mulls Site-Neutral Payments, SNF Operators Can Ignore Home Health’s PDGM at Their Own Risk
Skilled Nursing News

Home health companies drop merger amid FTC probe
Modern Healthcare

 

Home Health Media Clips
Friday, January 31, 2020

Ways & Means To Mark Up Surprise Billing Legislation Feb. 12
Inside Health Policy

CMS Rolls Out New Data on Social Determinants of Health in the Home
Home Health Care News

‘Gotcha Cases,’ Unionization Threats and Caregiver-Rights Laws: In-Home Care Legal Trends for 2020
Home Health Care News

Guest Commentary: I’m a home-care worker and the new minimum wage has improved my life
Denver Post

 

Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, January 30, 2020

Home Health and Hospice: Top Trends for 2020
National Law Review

CMMI Releases Report on Home Health Value Based Purchasing Program
Home Care Magazine

Why Nationwide Wants to be on the ‘Forefront’ of In-Home Care
Home Health Care News

Verma To Industry: Drop Self-Serving Hostility To Key HHS Health Policies
Inside Health Policy

Stakeholders Seek Federal Plan To Tackle Social Determinants Of Health
Inside Health Policy

Throughout Much of Rural America, Home Care Needs Continue to Grow
Home Care Daily

American Life Expectancy Rises for First Time in Four Years
New York Times

 

Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Improvement In Chronic Disease Outcomes For Medicare Beneficiaries Has Stalled—Where Do We Go From Here?
Health Affairs

Direct-care worker shortage expected to disrupt staffing in post-acute care
Modern Healthcare

Calculating the Cost of PDGM: A Case Study with Phoenix Home Care
Home Health Care News

As Dementia Cafés Boom Abroad, US In-Home Care Providers Should Take Note
Home Health Care News

The bottom line for home healthcare agencies
MedCity News

House Dems Hope Fast Surprise Billing Deal Buys Time On Drug Pricing
Inside Health Policy

 

Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Longer post-acute stay may aid hip fracture recovery: study
McKnight’s Long Term Care

Testing the Effect of a Home Health Heart Failure Intervention on Hospital Readmissions, Heart Failure Knowledge, Self-Care, and Quality of Life
Healio

Medicaid Program Teams Up with Insurers to Ease Caregiver Crisis
Home Health Care News

False Claims and Ghost Employees: $87M Home Health Conspiracy Continues to Unravel
Home Health Care News

Azar Blasts Critics Of Interoperability Rules, Calls Their Views ‘Unpopular’
Inside Health Policy

 

Home Health Media Clips
Monday, January 27, 2020

First Few Months of PDPM Triggered Higher SNF Payments. Will PDGM Do the Same?
Home Health Care News

Payment Outlook: 60% of MA Plans Cover Telehealth, 95% of Post-Acute Providers Subject to Alternate Models
Skilled Nursing News

CMS tool to help consumers make informed care decisions
Health Data Management

INSIGHT: Health-Care Consolidation Strong in 2019—Expect Even Stronger 2020
Bloomberg Law
 

Home Health Media Clips
Friday, January 24, 2020

Trump’s Hint At Medicare Cuts Doesn’t Surprise Beneficiary Advocates
Inside Health Policy

CMS will consolidate its eight consumer-facing tools
Modern Healthcare

CMS Administrator Seema Verma: Home Health Compare Overhaul Is on Its Way
Home Health Care News

Hospice Expected to Grow in 2020, Increase Focus on Social Determinants
Hospice News

 

Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, January 23, 2020

Why 2020 Could Be the Year of PDPM Exits — and the Skilled Nursing-Led ACO
Skilled Nursing News

Skilled Nursing Operators Competing Against Other Health Settings for Workers — Not Starbucks
Skilled Nursing News

What the Latest ACO Numbers Mean for the Future of the MSSP
RevCycleIntelligence

 

Home Health Media Clips
January 22, 2020

Demand for Home Caregiver Jobs Continues to Surge
Home Health Care News

MedPAC Recommends Medicare Payment Reductions for Hospice and Home Health
Lexology

Alternate sites of care: The changing face of healthcare delivery
BioPharmaDive

Home health can be cost-effective solution for Colorado as population ages and preferences evolve
Denver Business Journal

 

Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, January 21, 2020

MedPAC Approves 2021 Pay Recs Despite Industry Pushback
Inside Health Policy

CMMI Initiatives May Fall Short of Previous Savings Projections
Home Health Care News

95% of post-acute care providers will be subject to new payment models in 2020, 2021, analysis shows
McKnight’s Long Term Care

Patients Want To Die At Home, But Home Hospice Care Can Be Tough On Families
NPR

CMS To Talk HRAs, Price Transparency At Jan. 29 Innovation Summit
Inside Health Policy

Many U.S. Adults are Interested in House Calls for the Home-Bound, Chronically Ill
Managed Healthcare Executive

Aging Country Doctors: As rural physicians age out, health-care industry fights to fill
heir place

Valdosta Daily Times (GA)

 

Home Health Media Clips
Friday, January 17, 2020

HHS’s Clawback of Millions From Home Health Provider OK’d
Bloomberg Government

Home Health Agencies See PDGM as Major Growth Opportunity
Home Health Care News

Physician, NAHC Make Case for Home Care Coverage Under Medicare
Home Health Care News

A Dearth of Medicaid Home Health Data Creating Headaches for State Officials
Home Health Care News

Work Continues on Overhaul of Flawed Medicare Bonus Program
Bloomberg Government

MedPAC proposes 3.3% boost in hospital payments in 2021, with some going to quality programs
Fierce Healthcare

Powerful House committee is latest to take stab at ‘surprise’ billing fix
Politico

 

Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Why Home Care Can Still Define Medicare Advantage in 2020
Home Health Care News

Hospices Take Note: ACOs Focused on Reducing Hospitalizations
Hospice News

NIH-Funded Project Combines Physical Therapists, Telehealth for In-Home Care
MHealthIntelligence

Next Generation ACOs Saved Medicare Over $184M in 2018
RevCycleIntelligence

 

Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, January 14, 2019

Hoyer: House priorities for 2020 include health care, infrastructure, climate, redistricting
Roll Call

Industry Experts Predict 2020 Health Trends
American Journal of Managed Care

U.S. Budget Deficit Widens 11.8% in First Quarter of Fiscal Year
Bloomberg Government

Lyft, Sutter Health Tackle Home Health Roadblocks in New Transportation Partnership
Home Health Care News

 

Home Health Media Clips
Monday, January 13, 2020

Rising Costs, PE Takeovers and Medicare Advantage: Top Trends in Home Care for 2020
Home Health Care News

DOJ Recoups $2.6 Billion from Home Health Fraud, Other Schemes in 2019
Home Health Care News

More Home Health Participation Likely, as Number of ACOs Taking Downside Risk Doubles
Home Health Care News

CMS Says 2020 ACO Participation Is ‘Robust,’ NAACOS Still Concerned
Inside Health Policy

'Hotspotting' in healthcare has little to no effect on patient outcomes
Healthcare Finance News

 

Home Health Media Clips
Friday, January 10, 2020

Home Health Insiders Hearing About Agency Exits Less Than 10 Days into PDGM
Home Health Care News

Investors Targeting Boomers’ Future Need for Home Health and Hospice Services
JD Supra

State Auditor Calls Medicaid Data On Home Health Care 'Unusable'
Iowa Public Radio

CMS Asks Thousands For Bank Info So It Can Pay APM Bonuses
Inside Health Policy

The Top Regulatory Issues of 2019
Home Care Magazine

 

Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, January 9, 2020

More Than Half Of Voters Say Health Care, Drug Costs Are Top 2020 Concern
Inside Health Policy

Health Care Remains Top Issue for 2020, but Party Split Remains
Bloomberg Government

House Committees Stuck At Impasse On Surprise Billing
Inside Health Policy

E&C Health Committee Considers Strengthening Patient Protections
Inside Health Policy

'Hospital at home' can be effective—and save money, Brigham and Women's pilot shows
Advisory Board

98% Avoid MIPS Pay Cuts, But Some Concerned By Small Pay Bumps
Inside Health Policy

 

Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Stakeholders Look To CMS, Not Capitol Hill, For 2020 Medicare Changes
Inside Health Policy

A third of US health care spending stems from administrative costs
Healio

Collaboration Under PDGM
Security Boulevard

Bundling program often a loser for nursing homes, expert notes
McKnight’s

‘Master Plan on Aging’ Bills Take Effect
Home Health Care News

 

Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, January 7, 2020

The Top Home Health Trends of 2020
Home Health Care News

U.S. Spends $812 Billion a Year on Filing Health-Care Paperwork
Bloomberg Government

Bundled Payments for Joint Replacements Saved Medicare Money — with No Quality Declines
Skilled Nursing News

Prior Authorization Cuts Costs, but Is It Bad for Patients?
MedPage Today

Tennessee Entrepreneur to Head HHS Office on Value-Based Care
Bloomberg Government
 

Home Health Media Clips
Monday, January 6, 2020

Healthcare regulators will focus on consumer-friendly issues in 2020
Modern Healthcare

‘Extremely Alarming’ Medicaid Cuts Put Home Care Providers in the Hot Seat
Home Health Care News

Healthcare in 2020: Progress continues, but challenges remain
Healthcare Finance News

 

Home Health Media Clips
Friday, January 3, 2020

One-On-One With Trump’s Medicare And Medicaid Chief: Seema Verma
Kaiser Health News

Early Errors and Therapy Turmoil: Home Health Insiders Weigh In on PDGM’s Arrival
Home Health Care News

Advocate Aurora Puts Wound Care First with New PDGM Strategy
Home Health Care News

Advocates Push Policies To Bridge Racial Health Disparities
Inside Health Policy

‘Mid-Level Provider’ Is a Big Miss for Everyone
Morning Consult

 

Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, January 2, 2020

CMC Wants More Input On Medicare Scope Of Practice Regulations
Health Leaders Media

Home Health Owners Pay Price for $38 Million ‘Empire of Fraud’
Home Health Care News

Executive Outlook: Skilled Nursing Providers Must ‘Adapt or Die’ in 2020
Skilled Nursing News

How Home Healthcare Improves Patient Quality of Life and Longevity
Prime Time News (CO)

 

 


 
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