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Home Health Media Clips

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

 

Study: Frail Seniors Going Without Desperately Needed In-Home Health Care

University of Virginia

 

Surging Functional Impairment Costs Could Mean Big Business for Home Care

Home Health Care News

 

Progressive House Dem pushes for vote on 'Medicare for all' bill

The Hill

 

Medicare Costs Drop As Humana Shifts Doctors To Value-Based Models

Forbes

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

 

Telehealth Companies, Home Health Providers See Major Upside in CMS Proposal

Home Health Care News

 

Eshoo Announces Bid For E&C Health Subcommittee Chair

Inside Health Policy

 

California’s Eshoo Seeks to Run Key House Health Panel

Bloomberg BNA

 

Lawmakers Prep For 2020 Medicare Positions, Must-Pass Bills

Inside Health Policy

 

Trumpeted New Medicare Advantage Benefits Will Be Hard For Seniors To Find

Kaiser Health News

 

Home Health Care News
Friday, November 9, 2018

Election Shifts Health-Care Landscape Across the U.S.
Wall Street Journal

New Medicare Advantage Benefits Are Supposed To Help Seniors Stay Out Of The Hospital
NPR

Democrats Need to Refine Health Care Messaging for 2020 Race
Bloomberg BNA

Azar Brings Back Mandatory Demos, Including Those CMS Canceled
Inside Health Policy

CMS: Most Providers Avoided MIPS Cuts In 2017, Bonuses Small
Inside Health Policy


Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, November 8, 2018

Midterms Shake Up Senate Finance, Senate Health Remains Stable
Inside Health Policy

Pallone In Line To Head Energy & Commerce, Some GOP Members Out
Inside Health Policy

10 Ways & Means Republicans Depart, Doggett Likely Health Chair
Inside Health Policy

Sen. Susan Collins: ‘I look at this as an opportunity’
Sun Journal

McConnell Says Drug Prices Are on the Agenda, Obamacare Is Off
Bloomberg

Voters Say No to Universal Home Care Initiative
Home Health Care News

Maine Voters Reject Universal Home Care Initiative
Maine Public

 

Home Health Media Clips

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

 

Maine voters reject universal home care referendum

Morning Consult

 

Question 1 proposal for tax-funded home care headed for defeat

Press Herald

 

The Latest: Maine rejects universal home care

Associated Press

 

Midterm Results Show Health Is Important To Voters But No Magic Bullet

Kaiser Health News

 

Democrats took the House. Here’s what it means for health and medicine

STAT

Democrat-Led E&C May Tackle CREATES, Opioids, Cosmetics, LDTs

Inside Health Policy

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

 

Energy & Commerce Committee Faces Leadership Turnover After Midterms

Inside Health Policy

 

Beneficiary Advocates Concerned Medicare Under Threat During Midterms

Inside Health Policy

 

Full Care Spectrum Will One Day Be Provided In People’s Homes

Home Health Care News

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Monday, November 5, 2018

 

Few Medicare Advantage Plans Will Offer New Home Care Benefits in 2019

Home Health Care News

 

CMS overhauls home health payment model: 5 things to know

Becker’s Hospital Review

 

Is Maine Ready For A Universal Home Care Benefit For Seniors And People With Disabilities?

Forbes

 

Mainers deserve high-quality home care

Kennebec Journal

 

Hospital: Home Health Service to close

Sturgis Journal

 

Why telehealth should focus on population health, treatment plan adherence as the model evolves

Healthcare Finance News

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Friday, November 2, 2018

 

Some good, some bad in home health rule, industry says

Politico Pulse

*Partnership & Council mentioned

 

Home Health Leaders Urge Additional Refinements to Patient Driven Groupings Model Before 2020 Implementation in Response to HHPPS Final Rule

Home Care Daily

*Partnership Statement

 

CMS Stands by Behavioral Adjustment Aspect of PDGM

Home Health Care News

*NAHC Quoted

 

CMS finalizes new payment model for home health, boosts reimbursements for 2019

Health Exec

 

PDGM Likely to Shake Up Patient Populations for Home Health Agencies

Home Health Care News

*ElevatingHome Quoted

 

Forget Trump, caravans and liberal mobs: It’s all health care all the time in this House race

Washington Post

 

 

Home Health Care News

Thursday, November 1, 2018

 

CMS Finalizes New Home Health Pay System For 2020

Inside Health Policy

*Partnership quoted

 

CMS Finalizes PDGM and $420 Million Increase for 2019 Medicare Payments

Home Health Care News

*Partnership quoted

 

Medicare to Pay for Remote Patient Monitoring for Home Health

Bloomberg BNA

 

CMS will pay for remote patient monitoring by home health agencies

Modern Healthcare

 

CMS Shifting Home Health to Value-Based Payments Under New Model

RevCycle Intelligence

 

CMS finalizes changes to remote monitoring reimbursement for home health providers

Fierce Healthcare

 

Todd Young discusses ways to expand home health care access

Pharos Tribune

*Sen Young Home Visit

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

 

House races where health care could swing the 2018 election

Vox

 

A Moderate Republican Plan To Fix American Healthcare: 'Medicare For All'?

Forbes

 

Feds are ready to claw back billions from Medicare insurers

Axios

 

Acute Care Moves To Secure Healthcare Communication Platforms

Health IT Security

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

 

Proposed Medicare Changes Threaten Home Health in Rural Markets

Home Health Care News

 

Why It May Not Be Easy for All Medicare Recipients to Find Home Health Care

Home Care Daily

 

Health-Care Companies Pour $46.7 Million Into Midterm Vote

Bloomberg

 

Medicare Advantage's Popularity Shows Americans Won't Like Single-Payer

Forbes

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Monday, October 29, 2018

 

2018 elections: The future of healthcare could be purple

Modern Healthcare

 

Bipartisan Group Of Lawmakers Asks CMS To Revisit Parts Of ACO Revamp

Inside Health Policy

 

CMS Seeks To Expand Telehealth In Proposed MA And Part D Rule

Inside Health Policy

 

CMS Proposes Medicare Advantage Changes to Expand In-Home Telehealth Coverage

Home Health Care News

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Friday, October 26, 2018

 

CMS Makes Latest Update to Home Health Compare

Home Health Care News

 

Home Health Providers Shift to Mobile Tech, ‘Upskilling’ Tools for Staffing Success

Home Health Care News

 

Palliative Care May Reach Out to Home Health Services to Improve Support for Patients

Home Care Daily

 

The GOP Is Suddenly Playing Defense on Health Care

The Atlantic

 

Market Stabilization Absent On Midterm Campaign Trail As Urgency Fades

Inside Health Policy

 

New AMA tool could help population health efforts

Modern Healthcare

 

Amazon will sell an exclusive brand of home health products called Choice, made by Arcadia Group

CNBC

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

 

Trump to sign anti-opioid abuse package in rare bipartisan step

Reuters

 

White House Report: Medicare For All Would Be A Socialism Comeback

Inside Health Policy

 

HHS warns providers won't settle Medicare appeals if judge imposes deadline

Modern Healthcare

 

Supes strike deal with mayor over minimum wage hike for homecare, nonprofit workers

San Fran Examiner

 

Home care for knee replacement patients aids in recovery

Medical Xpress

 

Appropriate Care—Including PT—At Home Could Aid Knee Replacement Recovery

PT Products Online

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

 

Republicans Eye Tax Cuts, Health Rules After Election (Podcast)

Bloomberg BNA

 

LTC physical therapists get 2.39% pay bump, though home health, hospitals give larger raises

McKnight’s Long Term Care News

 

Top 10 Reasons Caregivers Leave Home Care Agencies

Home Health Care News

 

States Can Pay Health Plans That Don’t Check Obamacare Boxes

Bloomberg BNA

 

Are Republicans seeking to ‘get rid of Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security’?

The Washington Post

 

Majority of Republicans supports 'Medicare for all,' poll finds

The Hill

 

Home Health Media Clips
Friday, October 19, 2018

Proving the Value of Smart Home Health Devices
Home Care Magazine

Republican Candidates Soften Tone on Health Care as Their Leaders Dig In
New York Times

Why Democrats Are Running on Health Care
Morning Consult

Home Health Agency Owners Get Prison in Medicare Fraud Case
US News & World Report

 

Home Health Media Clips

Thursday, October 18, 2018

 

Home health aides test political clout in Georgia governor's race

Politico

 

Health Care Most Important Issue for Midterm Voters, Poll Shows

Bloomberg BNA

 

How Health Systems Can Use Home Care To Reduce Readmissions

Health Leaders Media 

 

Best Buy’s GreatCall Teams Up with Insurer to Provide Remote Patient Monitoring

Home Health Care News 

 

ACOs to stay in shared-savings program despite downside risk

Modern Healthcare

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

 

Verma: Lack Of Medicare Prior Authorization Leads To Improper Pay, Waste

Inside Health Policy

 

Verma Lauds MA Plans, Points To Problems In Traditional Medicare

Inside Health Policy

 

McConnell Blames Entitlements, Not GOP, for Rising Deficits

Bloomberg Government

 

Improving Patient Prioritization During Care Transitions Could Halve Re-Hospitalization Rates

Home Health Care News

 

Worker Shortages, Dementia Prevalence Driving Rising Cost for In-Home Care

Home Health Care News

 

Midterm Election Could Reshape Health Policy

NPR

 

Maine question on home health care tax creates divide

Sea Coast Online

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

 

HHS: Medicare Advantage Plans Improperly Denying Claims

Home Health Care News

 

Midterms: Health care is a key national issue but the real action may happen at state level

USA Today

 

Is Medicare for All the Answer to Sky-High Administrative Costs?

NY Times

 

Building A Strong Home Care Workforce

Forbes

 

Medicare Advantage Riding High As New Insurers Flock To Sell To Seniors

Kaiser Health News

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Monday, October 15, 2018

 

Medicare exempts Illinois home health agencies from prior authorization

Modern Healthcare

 

Home Health Industry Can’t Fight CMS’ New Pre-Claim Review Initiative

Home Health Care News

 

Maine Could Make Health-Care History, Again, on Election Day

Governing

 

Part B Premiums Rise Slightly To $135.50, But 2 Million Enrollees Pay Less

Inside Health Policy

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Friday, October 12, 2018

 

Medicare Bundled Payments Model Cut Costs, Maintained Quality

Revcycle Intelligence

 

Why Seniors Could Be Priced Out of Aging in Place Across US

Home Health Care News

 

The Challenge in Measuring Patient Experience in Home Care Environments

Home Care Daily

 

How Democratic candidates are handling "Medicare for All"

Axios
 

Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, October 11, 2018

Bundled Payment Program Fails to Reduce Medicare Spending, Does Drive Home Health Use
Home Health Care News

Will Maine Voters Decide To Make Aging In Place Affordable?
Kaiser Health News

Midterm fear factor: Republicans, Democrats stoke anxiety over health care, rule of law
Washington Post


Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Stabenow introduces legislation to improve home health
Adrian Daily
*PQHH will post, share on social

The Role Some Employers Could Play in Home Care as a Shortage in Caregivers Looms
Home Care Daily

Lump-Sum Medicare Payments to Be Tested by Doctors, Hospitals
Bloomberg Government

CMS Says About 1,300 Groups Signed Up For New Bundled Pay Demo
Inside Health Policy

Healthcare companies soak up $23 billion in venture capital funding
Modern Healthcare

Doctors Give Medicare’s Proposal To Pay For Telemedicine Poor Prognosis
Kaiser Health News

 

Home Health Media Clips

Monday, October 8, 2018

 

New Senate Bill Seeks to Loosen Homebound Requirements for Home Health Services

Home Health Care News

*Quotes the Partnership, Keith Myers 

 

CMS Proposes Pre-Claim Start Date, EVV Implementation Survey

Home Health Care News

 

Medicare makes improvements for 2019

The Newnan Times Herald

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Friday, October 5, 2018

 

ComForCare Partnering with Kindred at Home

Home Health Care News

 

Dual-eligible Medicare, Medicaid beneficiaries subject to persistently high costs

Healio 

 

For seniors and their loved ones, in-home care makes all the difference

The Coast News Group

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Thursday, October 4, 2018

 

Demand increasing for home health professionals

Buffalo Business First

 

Medicare policy is failing home infusion therapy patients

The Hill

 

Advocates Say CMS Addressed Inaccuracies, Omissions in Medicare Handbook

Inside Health Policy

 

Donald Trump: I Will Protect Medicare for ‘Seniors Who Earned It’

Breitbart

 

Amazon’s $15 Minimum Wage Turns Up the Heat on Home Care Providers

Home Health Care News

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

 

Home Health Quality on the Upswing, Readmission Rates Hold Steady

Home Health Care News

 

Anthem Adds Home Care Benefits Under Relaxed Medicare Advantage Rule

Home Health Care News

 

Verma Says Medicare Website Changes Aim To Provide Info, Not Push MA Coverage

Inside Health Policy

 

CMS simplifies Medicare enrollment

Modern Healthcare

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Monday, October 1, 2018

 

Legislation Targeting Home Health Reforms Gaining Ground on Capitol Hill

Home Health Care News

*Quotes the Partnership

 

Humana, Amedisys, Homewatch CareGivers Strategize for New Home Health Paradigm

Home Health Care News

 

Here’s why San Bernardino County’s home care workers want higher pay, benefits

The Sun

 

Care workers cut short visits to elderly as workload soars

The Guardian

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Thursday, September 27, 2018

 

House passes $854B spending bill to avert shutdown

The Hill

PDGM, CoPs Put Home Health Providers in Rough Regulatory Waters

Home Health Care News

 

Home Health, Hospice Admissions Rise as Americans Age into Medicare at Historic Pace

Home Health Care News

 

The high cost -- and stress -- of caring for the elderly

CBS News

 

Home Health Aides Report a Desire for More Support from Agencies

Home Care Daily

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

 

Home Care Lawsuits Target Non-Compliant Websites, Payment for Training

Home Health Care News

 

Humana Launches Program to Encourage Socialization Among Seniors

Home Health Care News

 

4 New Orleans doctors, 2 others ordered to pay millions in restitution in Medicare fraud case

The Times Picayune

 

Employer Relief Package Delayed, Brady Hopes For Vote During Lame-Duck Session

Inside Health Policy

 

Lawmakers unveil massive bipartisan bill aimed at fighting opioid crisis

The Hill

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

 

Cutting Red Tape in Medicare to Help All Communities

Ways & Means Committee

 

New Bill Would Allow Health Savings Account Use for Home Care Services

Home Health Care News

 

Telehealth Use by Doctors Poised to Surge

Bloomberg BNA

 

Missed Opportunities: Could Home Health Aides Play a Greater Role?

WVTF 

Providers tackle turnover amid vexing labor shortage
Modern Healthcare

 

How Close Is a Serious Shortage of Home Health Care Workers in Michigan?

Home Care Daily

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Monday, September 24, 2018

 

With Medicare ACOs, patience is key for providers, new analysis finds

McKnight’s Long Term Care News

 

Next Generation ACOs form coalition aimed at advancing the model

Fierce Healthcare


Trump’s overhaul of Medicare payment angers doctors

Politico Pro

 

Medicare Gives Millions to Overhaul Doctor Quality Measures

Bloomberg BNA

 

Value-Based Purchasing, Consumerism Top Healthcare Exec Challenges

RevCycleIntelligence

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Friday, September 21, 2018

 

Amedisys CEO: New Senate Bill Aims to Take the Teeth Out of PDGM

Home Health Care News

 

Next Gen ACOs form coalition to push for model changes

Modern Healthcare

 

White House puts faith in value-based pay tweaks to save Medicare

Modern Healthcare

 

Dementia Training, Career Pathways Needed for Home-Based Workforce

Home Health Care News

 

An Improvement in Access to Home Health Care Services May Help Millions

Home Care Daily

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Thursday, September 20, 2018

 

Humana And Fitbit Expand Partnership To 5M Enrollees

Forbes

 

Fitbit, Humana Tackling Chronic Conditions with New Platform

Home Health Care News

 

Home Care Providers Tap Retirees to Fill Workforce Gaps

Home Health Care News

 

Humana Chief Medical Officer: How We Will Keep Carol at Home, Not in the Hospital

Home Health Care News

 

Conservative Democrats Making Pitch to Win Back Rural Voters

Bloomberg BNA

 

HHS to work with investors, startups to foster innovation

Modern Healthcare

 

Half Of U.S. Doctors Have Pay Tied To 'Value-Based Metrics'

Forbes

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

 

CMS proposes streamlining some Medicare compliance rules

Healthcare Dive

 

CMS Seeks To Change Participation And Coverage Conditions For Wide Range Of Providers

Inside Health Policy

 

Aliviado Teams with Home Health Providers to Slash Dementia-Related Readmissions

Home Health Care News

 

Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, September 18, 2018

LHC Group CEO: New Payment Model Could Be ‘Penny Wise and Pound Foolish’
Home Health Care News
*Keith Myers Q&A on PDGM

New CMS Proposal Would Save Home Health, Hospice $137M Annually
Home Health Care News

CMS removes Medicare requirements identified as unnecessary, obsolete or excessively burdensome
Healthcare Finance News

Doctors’ Medicare Paperwork Requirements to Be Slashed
Bloomberg BNA

On Capitol Hill, Healthcare Leaders Raise Concerns with CMS’ Proposed ACO Rule
Healthcare Informatics

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Monday, September 17, 2018

 

Can Paying for a Health Problem as a Whole, Not Piece by Piece, Save Medicare Money?

New York Times

 

Home health care: It’s a grim world with victims on both sides

Boston Globe (Documentary Short)

 

MA Risk Adjustment Fails to Account for Beneficiaries’ Functional Limitations

Home Health Care News

 

What Assisted Living Providers Want From Home Care Partnerships

Home Health Care News

 

Wide Range Of Stakeholders Sue Administration Over Short-Term Plan Rule

Inside Health Policy

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Friday, September 14, 2018

 

Opioid, Cheaper Drug Bills in Senate Put Off to Next Week
Bloomberg BNA

 

Congress proposes $90.5 billion in HHS appropriations, including opioid funding

Modern Healthcare

 

Guest Post: Innovative, Specialized Palliative Care Programs Help ACOs Improve Patient Care, Achieve Success in Medicare Shared Savings Program

Healthcare Intelligence Network

 

More Seniors Age in Place Thanks to Growth of ‘Villages’

Home Health Care News

 

How Apple’s New Smartwatch Could Help Home-Based Care Providers

Home Health Care News

 

Boston Paramedics Treat Some Patients at Home, Improving Care and Reducing Hospital Readmissions

Home Care Daily

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Thursday, September 13, 2018

 

Medicare Spending Falls 3.3% in First Year of CJR Bundled Payments

RevCycle Intelligence

 

Trying To Protect Seniors, The Most Vulnerable, From Formidable Foe Florence

Kaiser Health News

 

Federal Bill Would Expand Crackdown on Medicaid Home Health Fraud

Home Health Care News

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

 

Eliminating LTACs Could Save Medicare Billions, Boost Home Health

Home Health Care News

 

NAACOS Proposes Changes To CMS' ACO Revamp, Wants At Least 3 Years Before ACOs Take On Risk

Inside Health Policy

 

HHS Declares Health Emergency in Carolinas in Advance of Storm

Bloomberg BNA

 

Medicare Shared Savings Program Produces Substantial Savings: New Policies Should Promote ACO Growth

Health Affairs

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

 

House Bill Directs CMS to Issue Long-Delayed PACE Rule

Home Health Care News

 

House To Take Up Medicare Local Coverage Decision Transparency, PACE Bills Wednesday

Inside Health Policy

 

Republicans lack votes _ and appetite _ to end ‘Obamacare’

AP

 

Telemedicine meets artificial intelligence at bedside

Modern Healthcare

 

Expert: Michigan Needs 32,000 Home Health Care Workers By 2020

WKAR

 

Home care agencies turn to older workers to fill in labor shortage

Houston Chronicle

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Monday, September 10, 2018

 

Week Ahead: Senate to vote on opioid legislation; docs comment on pay rule
Modern Healthcare

 

CJR Quickly Steered Patients Toward Home Health, Reduced Medicare Spending

Home Health Care News

 

Third-Party Referral Sites Help Boost Early-Stage Home Care Agencies

Home Health Care News

 

Unique Staffing Models Help Address Critical Needs

Home Care Magazine

 

More hospital beds are staying empty at area hospitals. Here’s why.

Dayton Daily News

 

Doctors may sit out Medicare Advantage alternative pay model

Modern Healthcare

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Friday, September 7, 2018

 

Azar: Expect 'bold' risk-based Medicare payment models

Modern Healthcare

 

Azar: Moving To Value-Based Care May Require Mandatory Demos

Inside Health Policy

 

HHS Chief Calls for Doctor Pay Models With Greater Savings

Bloomberg BNA

 

New primary-care model gets modest support from advisory panel

Modern Healthcare

 

Physician-led ACOs saw savings in Medicare program

Healthcare Dive

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Thursday, September 6, 2018

 

CMMI chief: ACOs Leaving That Model Could Shift To Direct Provider Contracting, Bundled Pay

Inside CMS

 

Brady, Roskam Welcome ACO Revamp But Ask CMS To Rethink Proposed Cut To Shared Savings

Inside Health Policy

 

Senior care: The differences among assisted living, nursing homes and home health care

Desert Valley Times

 

McConnell: No plan to try again on ObamaCare repeal soon

The Hill

 

Nurse practitioners could be poised to fill primary care gap

Reuters

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

 

Keep Cutting Medicare Red Tape, GOP Lawmakers Say

Bloomberg

 

Home Care Industry Strives to Stay Off ‘Regulatory Menu’

Home Health Care News

 

Little Wage Growth for Home Care Workers in Last Decade

Home Health Care News

 

It's getting easier, cheaper and safer to get health care at home

Delaware Online

 

Supporters Officially Kick Off Campaign For Universal Home Care Initiative

Maine Public

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

 

Heart Failure Patients Likelier to Be Re-Hospitalized if Receiving Home Health

Home Health Care News

 

Can Technology Help Job Retention in the Home Health Industry?

Healthcare Business Today

 

ACOs, CMS Have Different Takes On Data Showing ACOs Saved Medicare $314M In 2017

Inside Health Policy

 

Governor Wolf’s Efforts to Impact Home Health Care Hailed by Some in Need

Home Care Daily

 

Providers worry CMS rule will limit infusion drug use at home

Modern Healthcare

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Friday, August 31, 2018

 

CMMI Chief: ACOs Leaving That Model Could Shift To Direct Provider Contracting, Bundled Pay

Inside Health Policy

 

CMMI director: Home visits could be focus of upcoming Medicare demos

Fierce Healthcare

 

Medicare ACOs saved CMS $314 million in 2017

Modern Healthcare

 

Medicare, Medicaid Test Kitchen to Serve Up More Innovations

Bloomberg BNA

 

Doctors Begin Full Court Press to Stop Medicare Pay Proposal

Bloomberg BNA

 

Vermont Home Care Initiative is Model for Other States

Home Health Care News

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Thursday, August 29, 2018

 

CMS: Next Generation ACOs Promising, Evaluation Shows $62M Savings

Inside Health Policy

 

CMS Releases Latest Version of Comprehensive Home Health Data Set

Home Health Care News

 

CMS Changes Remote Monitoring Pay: What Health Execs Should Know

Managed Healthcare Executive

 

Raises delayed for R.I. home-care workers

Providence Journal

 

The Interim Healthcare Franchise Program: Strengthened By Medicare

Forbes

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

 

Home Health, Hospice Admissions Trending Upward

Home Health Care News

 

Medicare Pushing Virtual Groups for Doctors, Despite Obstacles

Bloomberg BNA

 

Next Gen ACO Savings Could Bolster Medicare ACO Changes

HFMA Blog

 

CMS Negotiating With IRFs, Could Settle Medicare Appeals

Inside Health Policy

 

CDC: Uninsured rate dipped slightly in first quarter of 2018

Politico Pro

 

GOP eyes another shot at ObamaCare repeal after McCain’s death

The Hill

 

Doctors Would Like Trump To Reduce Paperwork Without Cutting Their Pay

Forbes

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

 

PDGM Likely to Shake Up Patient Populations for Home Health Agencies

Home Health Care News

 

Next Generation ACOs saving Medicare money, CMS says

Politico Pro

 

Next Generation ACOs saved Medicare $62 million in first year

Modern Healthcare

 

HHS' OIG ponders new legal protections for value-based care models

Modern Healthcare

 

Challenges in Moving from Volume to Value

Morning Consult

 

A Dysfunctional VA Makes It Difficult for Some Veterans to Retain Home Care Services

Home Care Daily

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Monday, August 27, 2018

 

Home Care Workers Support Trump Regulation Limiting Unions’ Dues Collecting

Tennessee Star

 

Trump Administration Eyes Lifting Health Kickback Curbs

Bloomberg

 

Home Care Execs Eye Bigger Opportunity Beyond New Medicare Advantage Benefits

Home Health Care News

 

With New Bill, Senate Republicans Eye Damage Control Over Obamacare Lawsuit

Bloomberg

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Friday, August 24, 2018

 

Senate passes giant spending package in hopes of averting shutdown

Politico

 

Trump Administration Urged to Bolster Obamacare Management

Bloomberg

 

CMS Formalizes Guidance On Medicaid Demos' Budget-Neutrality

Inside Health Policy

 

Many older adults receiving home care unaware of diabetes status

Healio

 

Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, August 22, 2018

CMS Tweaks Demo To Allow Exceptions To Home Health, Non-Emergency Ambulance Moratoria
Inside Health Policy

Home Health Aides Feel Like ‘Replaceable Parts,’ Lack Agency Emotional Support
Home Health Care News

Doctors Tee Up More Medicare Pay Models: Déjà Vu All Over Again
Bloomberg BNA

Lack of provider data, scheduling options impedes care coordination
Modern Healthcare

 

Home Health Media Clips

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

 

CMS Faces Decisions in Shaping Medicare Advantage Home Care Benefits

Home Health Care News

 

4 ways the Trump administration wants to change Medicare

CNN

 

Court OKs Wolf's bid to organize homecare workers

WITF

 

HHS to Clear Medicare Appeals Backlog by 2022, Court Docs Show
RevCycleIntelligence

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

 

Medicare to cover some home visits for Next Gen ACOs

Becker’s Hospital Review

 

CMS Proposed Rule Could Affect Individual Home Care Aides, not Agencies

Health Care Daily

 

Health IT Sector Showing High Potential for Accelerated Growth

Bloomberg BNA

 

At-Home Care Affordable, Effective Option for Treating Blood Clots

Home Health Care News

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Friday, August 17, 2018

 

Medicare Cracks Open the Door for New Home-Health Providers

Bloomberg BNA

 

CDC: 1 in 4 American adults have a disability

Politico Pro

 

GOP’s midterm peril: What if they win on killing Obamacare?

Politico

 

Trump: Obamacare to be gone ‘pretty soon’

Washington Examiner

 

Will Maine referendum on home care result in ‘marriage penalty’ tax?

Press Herald

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Thursday, August 16, 2018

 

Ways & Means To Write To CMS Urging More Medicare Deregulation, Says Talks Ongoing

Inside Health Policy

 

Trump administration to make a second try on spending cutbacks

Politico

 

Azar Op-Ed: Obamacare forgot about you. But Trump didn’t.

The Washington Post

 

DOJ Health Fraud Chief Touts Data, Teamwork to Nab Fraudsters

Bloomberg BNA

 

CMS rule could add hurdle for home health aides in unions: 6 things to know

Becker’s Hospital Review

 

Letter to the editor: Outside interests front bid for universal home care

Press Herald

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

 

Home Health Providers Doubt New Demo Would Stem Fraud, Urge Caution

Inside Health Policy

 

PDGM’s More Complex Approach to Comorbidity Adjustments Raises Doubts

Home Health Care News

 

Medicare Savings Program Revamp May Spur Exodus of Doctors

Bloomberg BNA

 

 

 

 


 
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