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Home Health Media Clips

Friday, June 14, 2019

 

Hospital Mergers a Side Effect of Surprise Bills Plans, CBO Warns

Bloomberg

 

BPC Preps To Bring Rural Health To Forefront Of 2020 Campaigns

Inside Health Policy

 

22% of Home Care Workers Targets of Verbal, Physical Abuse

Home Health Care News

 

PDPM Could Create Risk-Sharing Opportunities, Headaches for Skilled Nursing

Skilled Nursing News

 

Is Your EHR Ready for PDGM?

Home Care Magazine

 

Lamont won’t rescind new home care industry regulation protecting workers, despite opposition

Hartford Courant

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Thursday, June 13, 2019

 

Lawmakers taking action to protect home health care

Maui News

*PQHH LTE

 

Report: In-Home Caregivers Undervalued in Team-Based Care Models

Home Health Care News

 

SNF Operators Bash Health Care’s Shift into the Home

Home Health Care News

 

Doctors, Insurers Duel Over Solutions to Surprise Medical Bills

Bloomberg


Ways & Means’ Universal Coverage Debate Sticks To Partisan Lines

Inside Health Policy

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

 

61% of Older Adults Prefer to Remain at Home — Even If Living Alone

Home Health Care News

 

Providers Call For Physician Pay Raises, APM Bonuses Extension

Inside Health Policy

 

Medicare for All, Rival Health-System Fixes on Tap at Key Panel

Bloomberg Government

 

Workforce, Reimbursement Challenges Creating Shortage of Pediatrics

Home Health Care News

Health Agency Owners Get Prison in Medicare Fraud Scheme

Bloomberg Government

 

Home care health workers frequently verbally abused by clients and their families

Medical Xpress

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

 

SNF Prediction Tool Could Keep Home Health Diversions High

Home Health Care News

 

Providers Call For HIPAA Clarity On Proposed Info Blocking Exceptions

Inside Health Policy

 

Stakeholders Ask Senate To Change Surprise Billing Fix’s Payment Rate

Inside Health Policy

 

Senate health panel to move forward on package to lower health costs next week

The HIll

 

Healthcare consolidation goes beyond usual players

Modern Healthcare

 

At-Home Heart Rehab Remains an Untapped Market for Home Health Providers

Home Health Care News

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Monday, June 10, 2019

 

Payment Overhauls to Bring SNFs, Home Health Providers Closer Together

Home Health Care News

 

Home Care Providers in These States May Be Best Positioned for Medicare Advantage

Home Health Care News

 

Report: Here's what Utah is doing right for the health of its seniors

Deseret News  

Survey Studies Provider Utilization of Therapy Services Under PDGM

Home Care Magazine 

CMS calls for ideas to cut red tape

Healthcare Dive

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Friday, June 7, 2019

 

Rand Paul continues to fight to protect home healthcare for Kentucky patients

Louisville Courier Journal

*OpEd by Kentucky Home Care Association on PDGM legislation

 

CMS Asks For Feedback To Reduce Prior Auth, Duals, Rural Burdens

Inside Health Policy

 

Verma: Some alternative pay models should be mandated

McKnight’s Long Term Care News

 

CMS: No ‘Secret List’ of Troubled Home Health Agencies

Home Health Care News

 

Immigration ‘Pathways’ Vital to Home Care Industry’s Future

Home Health Care News

 

Outcry Continues Over Law Allowing Caregivers to Poach Home Care Clients

Home Health Care News

 

Study: Most Seniors Don't Have Enough Money for Home Health Care

Newsmax

 

Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, June 6, 2019

Nonprofit, Health System-Based Agencies Likeliest to Weather PDGM’s Therapy Storm
Home Health Care News 

Legislation Would Allow Caregivers to Poach Home Care Agencies’ Clients
Home Health Care News
 

Anti-union groups are targeting home-care workers nationally, but labor in Pa. has already scored a win
Philadelphia Inquirer 

Government to start posting list of troubled nursing homes
AP News 

The Spirit of Innovation Drives a Heart of In-Home Care Services
Home Care Daily


Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Letters: Louisiana lawmakers stand up for home health
Congressman Garret Graves
*Re-post of PQHH op-ed

Nearly Half of Home Health Providers Expect to Decrease Therapy Utilization Under PDGM
Home Health Care News

Immigrants play big role in caring for elderly and disabled in U.S
KFGO

Study: Immigration Crackdown Could Hurt Home Health
Home Care Mag

Addus CEO: Medicare Advantage Won’t Be a 2020 Home Care Boon
Home Health Care News

Northwestern Memorial sheds home health, hospice business
Modern Healthcare

 

Home Health Media Clips

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

 

This Critical Combo Could ‘Blow Up’ Home Health Agency Revenue Cycles

Home Health Care News

 

[Upcoming Webinar] Hold the Gains & Prepare for Growth Under PDGM

Home Health Care News

 

Home health care workers the key [letter]

Lancaster News

 

Health Affairs’ June Issue: Community Care For High-Need Patients

Health Affairs

 

Rising demand for long-term home care signals looming crisis

Modern Healthcare

 

Home Care Is Least Affordable for Seniors Who Need It Most

Home Health Care News 

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Monday, June 3, 2019

 

This Critical Combo Could ‘Blow Up’ Home Health Agency Revenue Cycles

Home Health Care News

 

AMA Council Rejects Single-Payer Resolution, Calls For Strengthening ACA

Inside Health Policy

 

Stakeholders’ Comments On E&C Surprise Billing Draft Proposal Set Up Fight

Inside Health Policy

 

Consulate Tackles Care Transitions with New Skilled Nursing Data Partnership

Skilled Nursing News

 

Health-Care Fraud Probes Garnered $2.3 Billion in 2018

Bloomberg Government

 

Kentucky lags in quality of life for seniors

AM News

 

HHS chief of staff Urbanowicz to depart

Politico

 

Health IT Helps ACOs, but Core Challenges Remain, OIG Report Finds

Healthcare Innovation

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Friday, May 31, 2019

 

Letters: Louisiana lawmakers stand up for home health

The Advocate

*OpEd by Homecare Association of Louisiana

 

Technology Continues to Help Seniors Remain Home (and Safer)

Home Care Daily

 

Health IT Group: ONC Interoperability Plan Goes Beyond Congress’ Intent

Inside Health Policy

 

OIG: ACOs Need to Get Better at Health IT

Home Health Care News

 

Lyft to Partner with ‘Majority of Largest Medicare Advantage Plans’ by 2020

Home Health Care News

 

‘Bundling is Not Your Friend’: Bundled Payments Remain a Skilled Nursing Threat

Skilled Nursing News

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Thursday, May 30, 2019

 

Why CMS’s Final PACE Rule Spells Opportunity for At-Home Care Providers

Home Health Care News

 

HHCN Research: Personal Care Services Projected to Dominate Home Care’s 2020 Medicare Advantage Involvement

Home Health Care News

 

VNSNY Chief of Provider Services: Home Health Disruption Isn’t ‘an Atomic Bomb’

Home Health Care News

 

The best IT investment St. John's Health has made and how IT can improve the patient experience

Becker’s Hospital Review

 

ADL, cognitive needs higher for home health recipients in assisted living than in other settings

McKnight’s Senior Living

 

Medicare ACOs Use Analytics for Care Coordination, Population Health

HealthITAnalytics

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

 

Protect seniors’ home health care

Las Vegas Sun

*PQHH LTE

 

Care Transition Teams to Play Bigger Role in Post-PDGM World

Home Health Care News

 

CMS updates program for frail seniors

Politico

 

Program for Frail Elderly Gets First Major Update Since 2006

Bloomberg Government

 

Patients gain from in-home care link

The Daily Sentinel

 

Unions and States Prepare to Fight Trump Home-Care Worker Rule

Stateline

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

 

Letter: Medicare at risk

The Deseret News (UT)

*PQHH LTE

 

Health system CEOs say 'healthcare at home' is the future

Modern Healthcare

 

HHCN Research: 90% of Home Care Providers Anticipate Medicare Advantage Business in 2020

Home Health Care News

 

Senate Health Draft Offers Three Options To Address Surprise Billing

Inside Health Policy

 

Health at home: Caring for patients where they live

Citizen’s Voice

 

Fight back against Trump’s attack on unions and home health care workers

Chicago Sun Times

 

CMS home-based primary care model yields mixed results

Healthcare Dive

 

Home Care Jobs Are Helping to Drive Hiring Numbers, Though Pay Remains Low

Home Care Daily

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Friday, May 24, 2019

 

The Next 10 Years in Home Care: Looking Ahead at a Decade of Change

Forbes

 

Trump’s New Union-Busting Rule Will Wallop Home Health Workers

Talk Poverty

 

Analysis: A Health Care Overhaul Could Kill 2 Million Jobs, And That’s OK

Kaiser Health News

 

Ignoring evidence begot Medicare’s dangerous hospital readmissions penalty

STAT News

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Thursday, May 23, 2019

 

Letter: Protect home health for America’s seniors

Milford Daily News

*PQHH LTE

 

Legislators should protect Medicare home health

Post Register 

*PQHH LTE

 

Letter: Protect home health for America’s seniors

Metrowest Daily News

*PQHH LTE

 

Amedisys Execs Share Action Plan for ‘Worst Form’ of PDGM

Home Health Care News

 

Comcast developing in-home health monitoring device, in talks with hospitals

Becker’s Health IT

 

AccentCare CMO: ‘We’re Pushing the Envelope on What Can Be Done in the Home’

Home Health Care News

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

 

LHC Group CEO: CMS Shouldn’t Disrupt Home Health Care’s Momentum

Home Health Care News

*PQHH media hit

 

Readers views: Protect home health for seniors + When are police going to enforce the speed limit on Pass Road?

Biloxi Sun Herald

*PQHH LTE

 

How Home Health Agencies Can Survive the Review Choice Demonstration

Home Health Care News

 

Soaring to Success Under PDGM

Home Care Magazine

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

 

Congress: Support legislation to defend Medicare home health

The Hill

*Tim Rogers Op-ed

 

Home health care needs protected for seniors

Zanesville Times Recorder

*PQHH LTE

 

Letter: Vital options for seniors

Virginian-Pilot

*PQHH LTE

 

How Home Health Agencies Can Survive the Review Choice Demonstration

Home Health Care News

 

Founding Director Of CMS’ Duals Office Chosen As New MACPAC Chair

Inside Health Policy

 

Kindred at Home Exec: Senior Living Operators Should Leave ‘Heavy Lifting’ to Home Health Partners

Home Health Care News

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Monday, May 20, 2019

 

Elder care homes rake in profits as workers earn a pittance

AP News

 

New Long-Term Care Law Could Lead to a Home Care Business Boom

Home Health Care News

 

Home-care firm expands use of startup's anti-fall tech

Crain’s Detroit Business

 

Indiana Makes Headway In Annual Senior Health Report

Eagle Country 99.3 FM


Home Health Media Clips
Friday, May 17, 2019

PDGM Unlikely to be Delayed; Coders Next Home Health ‘Rock Stars’

Home Health Care News

 

How Home-Based Primary Care Can Reduce Expensive Hospitalizations

Harvard Business Review

 

Unions, Home Health Aides Join Lawsuit Against CMS’ Union-Dues Rule

Inside Health Policy

 

Opinion: Stop Pitting Home-Care Workers Against Employers

City Limits

 

Senate To Include Drug Pricing, Surprise Billing In Health Costs Package

Inside Health Policy

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Thursday, May 16, 2019

 

Support home health payment act

Dallas Morning News (TX)

*PQHH LTE

 

Bob Goodman: Support Home Health Payment Innovation Act

The Daily Camera (CO)

*PQHH LTE

 

Support bills to fix new Medicare payment system

The Paris News (TX)

*PQHH LTE

 

Reader Opinion: Protect senior health care

Brainerd Dispatch (MN)

*PQHH LTE

 

Number of Home Health Workers Per Capita Grows as Behavioral Status of Seniors Declines

Home Health Care News

 

Senate Releases Surprise Billing Legislation With Arbitration

Inside Health Policy

 

Divisions Emerge Over How to Stop Surprise Medical Bills

Bloomberg 

Study Highlights State Challenges with Senior Health
Home Care Magazine

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

 

PDGM’s Co-Morbidity Changes May Trigger Substantial Payment Bump

Home Health Care News 

CMS Revises Claims Processing Rules for PDGM

Home Care Magazine

 

States Sue Trump Administration Over Home Care Worker Union Dues

Home Health Care News

 

California files 50th lawsuit against Trump administration in case over union dues

Fox News

 

California sues U.S. over home health worker union dues

Modern Healthcare 

Increases in Home-Based Health Services Provide More Care Options for Seniors, According to New Report

AP News

 

Medicare fraud more common among doctors treating minorities, low-income seniors

Philly.com 

Revisiting Medicare’s Coverage of Home Healthcare

ALS News

 

  

Home Health Media Clips

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

 

Caregiver Registries, Wage Hikes Pose Persistent Problems for At-Home Care Providers

Home Health Care News

 

Five AGs File Lawsuit After CMS Targets Medicaid Home Health Unions

Inside Health Policy

 

California sues US over home health worker union dues

Star Tribune

 

New Tax Will Help Washington Residents Pay for Long-Term Care

NY Times

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Monday, May 13, 2019

 

Schakowsky, Home Health Execs Tout Physician-Certification Bill’s Bottom-Line Impact

Home Health Care News

*PQHH Quoted

 

Concerned about home health care

Dothan Eagle (AL)

*PQHH LTE

 

Vital legislation

Gainesville Sun (FL)

*PQHH LTE

 

Home Health Clinicians Face PDGM Knowledge Gap

Home Health Care News

 

OPINION: Embracing mobile technology could transform home health care

The Chronicle Herald

 

4 Things that Make Nurses Great Home Health Leaders

Home Care Magazine 

Blue States Taking Health Care Into Their Own Hands

Bloomberg

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Friday, May 10, 2019

 

House Lawmakers Move to Scrap PDGM’s Widely Opposed Behavioral Assumptions

Home Health Care News

*PQHH & NAHC quoted

 

Home Health Payment Innovation Act Introduced in House

Home Care Magazine

*NAHC quoted

 

House Democrats Send Out Obamacare Warning With Vote on Measure

Bloomberg

 

A plan to ease healthcare workforce shortage

NH Business Review

 

AT&T: In-Home Remote Patient Monitoring Ready to Take Off

Home Health Care News

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Thursday, May 9, 2019

 

Sewell Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Expand Access to Home Health Care

Press Release (Rep. Terri Sewell)

Published in ALReporter.com

 

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

PR.com (PQHH & NAHC Release)

 

Plans, ACOs Ask CMS To Make Next Generation ACOs Permanent

Inside Health Policy

 

Home Care Industry Turnover Reaches All-Time High of 82%

Home Health Care News

 

Medicare Advantage Enrollees May Have Less Need for In-Home Care

Home Health Care News

 

Gloves Are Off in Democrats’ Battle With Trump: Balance of Power

Bloomberg Government

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

 

Hospitals’ Control of Bundled Payments ‘One of the Biggest Threats’ to Post-Acute Success

Skilled Nursing News

 

CBO: Exchange Market Will Shrink, But Remain Stable Through 2029

Inside Health Policy

 

CMS Bans Diverting of Medicaid Payments to Home Health Unions

RevCycleIntelligence

 

Opinion: It Is Time to Fix the Electronic Health Records Boondoggle

Morning Consult

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Monday, May 6, 2019

 

Why Home Health Agencies Should Gear Up for PDGM’s Wound Care Opportunity

Home Health Care News

 

Minimum wage proposal vexes Connecticut nursing homes

CT Mirror

 

5 Things to Know From World Health Care Congress 2019

AJMC

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Friday, May 3, 2019

 

CMS Deals Blow To Unions Representing Medicaid Home Health Workers

Inside Health Policy

 

CMS stops Medicaid from paying home health union dues

Modern Healthcare

 

Amazon: HIPAA-Compliant Alexa Skills ‘Just the First Step’ in Disrupting Health Care

Home Health Care News

 

More Mergers and Acquisitions Likely within the Home Care Industry

Home Care Daily

 

Senate Finance To Hold Hearing Next Week On MACRA

Inside Health Policy

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Thursday, May 2, 2019

 

Bipartisan Bill Would Lower Health Care, Admin Costs By 50% In 10 Years

Inside Health Policy

 

CBO says a 'Medicare for All' system would 'substantially' increase government spending

Politico

 

How to Engage Patients and Improve Outcomes with Telehealth

Home Care Magazine

 

A Growing Number of Seniors Will Mean More Home Care Demand

Home Care Daily

 

Senators Remain Deadlocked On ACA Fix Despite Interest From Trump

Inside Health Policy

 

Single-Payer Health Care a ‘Major Undertaking,’ CBO Says

Bloomberg

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

 

Creative PDGM Therapy Strategies for Home Health Agencies

Home Health Care News

 

Predictive Analytics-Driven Telehealth Program Lowers ED Visits by 20%

Home Health Care News

 

A Growing Number of Seniors Will Mean More Home Care Demand

Home Care Daily

 

Democrats paper over rifts at 'Medicare for All' hearing

Politico

 

A watershed day for 'Medicare for all'

The Hill

 

Former Home Health Agency Owners Sentenced to Prison, Ordered to Pay Over $10.7M

Home Health Care News

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

 

Congress To Focus On Medicare For All As Americans Still Split On ACA

Inside Health Policy

 

Pelosi Guides House Democrats Down Careful Medicare for All Path

Bloomberg Government

 

Instead of revamping it, Congress should address Medicare as is

The Hill

 

House spending leaders unveil text of Labor-HHS-Education bill

Politico

 

In Dynamic Industry, At-Home Care Providers See Scale as a Leg Up

Home Health Care News

 

Industry Insiders: Don’t Overlook CMS’s Dual-Eligibles Directive

Home Health Care News

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Monday, April 29, 2019

 

CMS Clarifies Some Concerns About Overlap In New Primary Care Models

Inside Health Policy

 

8% of Senior Living Providers See In-Home Care as a Growth Opportunity

Home Health Care News

 

Trump renews vow to repeal Affordable Care Act weeks after GOP leaders urge caution on the issue

The Washington Post

 

Creating a Telehealth Platform Means Balancing Small, Large Details

Mhealthintelligence

 

A Workable Alternative To Nursing Homes In Vermont — Adult Family Care

NPR

 

Strategies for Success: Insights From Top Performing ACOs

AJMC

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Friday, April 26, 2019

 

Maine Compass: Sen. Collins fights to protect home health for Mainers

Kennebec Journal (Central Maine)

*PDGM OpEd by Laurie Belden of the Home Care & Hospice Alliance of Maine

 

Demographic Trends, PDGM Forcing Home Health Providers to Get Creative About Staffing

Home Health Care News

 

Home Health Care Helpful in Reducing Hospital Readmissions

Home Care Daily

 

Some Medicare Payment Models Will Be Mandatory, Official Says

Bloomberg BNA

 

Plans, Providers Praise Primary Care Demos, But Questions Remain

Inside Health Policy

 

Verma Teases New Mandatory CMMI Models And State Medicaid Adoption

Inside Health Policy

 

Editorial: Yet another voluntary, value-based reimbursement program

Modern Healthcare

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Thursday, April 25, 2019

 

Labor Department Cracks Down on Home Care Providers

Home Health Care News

 

Home Health Care Facing a Pending Crisis with a Shortage of Workers

Home Care Daily

 

Humana announces virtual primary-care plan

Modern Healthcare

 

Senior Housing Will Be Too Pricey for 54% of Mid-Income Older Adults by 2029

Home Health Care News

 

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

 

Home Health Industry Reacts to CMS Value-Based Primary Care Initiative

Home Health Care News

 

House Dems to hold hearing on 'Medicare for All' next week

The Hill

 

Sticker Shock as Sicker Patients Dump Medicare Advantage Plans

Bloomberg BNA

 

Washington state lawmakers approve public long-term care insurance program

Politico

 

A machine learning device, meant to monitor the chronically ill, moves into homes

Stat News

 

Obama Playbook Still Governs Policing of Home Care Labor Actions

Bloomberg Law

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

 

Medicare Agency Accelerates Push for Quality Over Quantity

Bloomberg BNA

 

HHS To Launch New Value-Based Pay Demos For Primary Care

Inside Health Policy

 

HHS Announces 5 New Primary Care Payment Models to Encourage Value-Based Care

AJMC

HHS plans to wean 1 in 4 primary care doctors off fee-for-service

Politico

 

Medicare trust fund to run out in 2026

Politico

 

Trustees’ Report Projects Medicare Costs To Skyrocket Through 2038

Inside Health Policy

 

How telehealth can benefit post-acute care

McKnight’s Long Term Care News

 

Best Buy dives deeper into web healthcare in the home
Digital Commerce 360


Home care crisis: Lawmakers can help ease it

MinnPost

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Monday, April 22, 2019

 

CMS Launches Enhanced Oversight Initiative for New Home Health Agencies

Inside Health Policy

 

Home Health Physical Therapy Visits May Lower Re-Hospitalization Risk by 82%

Home Health Care News

 

CMS, ONC Gives Stakeholders More Time To Comment On Health IT Rules

Inside Health Policy

 

CMS Proposes 2.7% Pay Increase For Hospices In Fiscal 2020

Inside Health Policy

 

Stronger Advocacy Still Needed for Home Health Care Industry

Home Care Daily

 

In-Hospital Delirium Predictive Of Readmission, Discharge To Postacute Facilities, ER Visits

Health Leaders Media

 

Exploring the Trends Behind a Rise in Home Health Transactions

Home Care Magazine

 

 

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

AJMC


 
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