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Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, January 26, 2023
 
Guthrie Named E&C Health Subcommittee Chair, Griffith To Lead Oversight
Inside Health Policy
 
House GOP considering ‘clean’ short-term debt limit suspension
Roll Call
 
Staffing troubles force some rural nursing homes to close
Modern Healthcare
 
Health system hospitals, physicians deliver 'marginally' better care at higher cost than independent peers: study
Fierce Healthcare
 
Medicare Advantage plans brace for final controversial risk adjustment rule by Feb. 1
Fierce Healthcare
 
Good Pay & Value Alignment Are What Workers Seek in Healthcare Jobs, Reports Say
MedCityNews
 
Hospital at Home Programs Extended, But Final Push Is Needed
LexBlog


The Hospital Makes a House Call
New York Times


Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, January 25, 2023
 
Medicaid Beneficiary Orgs Prepare For Unwinding, ‘Wild Couple Months’
Inside Health Policy
 
Why Home Care Agencies Believe Home Health Partnerships Offer Growth Opportunities
Home Health Care News
 
Many older adults skipped home health to avoid COVID
Futurity
 
More MA insurer audits mean more scrutiny on providers
Modern Healthcare
 
CMS touts accomplishments in advancing ACOs, DEI initiatives
McKnight’s Home Care
 
Nursing Homes Blast Biden Team’s New Inspection Reporting Policy
Bloomberg
 
Medicare Users of Color More Likely to Rely on Informal Caregivers at Home
Home Care Magazine

 

Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Home health's labor churn could chill dealmaking
Axios

"Critical shortage" complicates Tennessee elder care
Axios

NAHC President: 2022’s Workforce Initiatives More ‘Aspirational’ Than ‘Productive’
Home Health Care News

HCBS funding is back on Biden’s radar, NAHC president says
McKnight’s Home Care

AHCA sounds alarm on nursing home staffing crisis
Modern Healthcare
 
US health officials propose annual COVID-19 vaccination for most Americans
Modern Healthcare
 
57 percent support federal government ensuring universal health care: survey
The Hill

What's ahead for health IT policy and legislation in 2023
Healthcare IT News 

Progressives Take Aim at Insurers in Medicare Advantage Fight
Bloomberg

 

Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, January 19, 2023
 
HHS' busy year ahead
Axios
 
Upcoding: one reason Medicare Advantage companies pay clinicians to make home health checkups
STAT News 

CMS data: Medicare Advantage tops 30M
Fierce Healthcare
 
Providers press CMS to finalize prior authorization reforms to alleviate major administrative burdens
Fierce Healthcare
 
Home Care Providers No Longer Grappling With COVID-19 Headwinds, But A ‘New Operating Reality’
Home Health Care News 
 
Doctors in Congress Look for Permanent Fix to Medicare Pay Woes
Bloomberg
 
'COVID stakes are still high,' Becerra tells aging services providers
McKnight’s Home Care



Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, January 18, 2023
 
The Potentially Dire Long-Term Impact Of Home Health Agency Closures
Home Health Care News
 
MA plans offering in-home support services increases 32% in 2023
McKnight’s Home Care News
 
Patients delaying care over cost reached all-time high in 2022: survey
Modern Healthcare
 
CMS: 3 initiatives to get 100% of original Medicare beneficiaries in ACOs by 2030
Becker’s Hospital Review
 
Medicare Spotlights Growth of Accountable Care Initiatives
Bloomberg
 
ACO Participants Drop In 2023, But CMS Expects An Uptick Next Year
Inside Health Policy
 
Prior Auth Proponents Eye Next Steps As CMS Unpacks Rule Feedback
Inside Health Policy
 
Five ways a debt limit crisis could derail the US economy
The Hill



Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, January 17, 2023
 
More Americans than ever putting off medical care due to cost: Gallup
The Hill
 
Guide to House committee chairs for 118th Congress
Roll Call
 
Whether Decreased Home Health Utilization Is Helping Or Hurting The Health System
Home Health Care News
 
New index ranks state direct caregiver policies
McKnight’s Home Care 
 
UAMS Researchers Find that Continual Rise in Spending on Home Health Care Could Be Problematic for Arkansans
USMS News



Home Health Media Clips
Friday, January 13, 2023
 

MedPAC Votes For 2024 Hospital, Doc Pay Bumps, Post-Acute Care Cuts
Inside Health Policy
 
Medicare Pay Cuts Urged for Nursing Homes, Home Health Agencies
Bloomberg
 
MedPAC Unanimously Recommends Home Health Payment Rate Cuts
Home Health Care News 

Debt ceiling fight looms over Medicare, Medicaid
Axios 

Study: Falls rate nearly 50% for U.S. seniors with dementia; 3 factors raise risk
McKnight’s Long-Term Care 

AHCA Debuts Workforce Campaign As MedPAC Recommends Pay Cuts
Inside Health Policy
 
5 takeaways from the 2023 J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference
Modern Healthcare


Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, January 12, 2023
 
The push for more in-home care options may come with risks
Axios 

HHS Renews COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Through Mid-April
Inside Health Policy
 
Becerra renews COVID-19 public health emergency another 90 days, possibly for last time
Fierce Healthcare
 
GOP divisions over Social Security, Medicare cuts forecast tough fights ahead
The Hill
 
Seniors shrug off White House urgent pleas to get vaccinated as new variant spreads
Politico
 
Nursing Homes Launch Recruiting Effort to Bolster Short Staffs
Bloomberg



Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, January 11, 2023
 
Medicare Advantage, telehealth expansion allies to helm key House panels
Fierce Healthcare
 
White House turns talk of Medicare, Social Security cuts against GOP
The Hill
 
Worker Mobility, Wages, Referrals: Key Home-Based Care Legal Issues In 2023
Home Health Care News 

The Decision of Where to Seek Care Is Complicated by the Multitude of Options
Kaiser Health News



Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, January 10, 2023
 
House adopts rules package for the 118th Congress
Roll Call
 
Rep. Jason Smith and the other Republicans leading health policy in the House
Stat News
 
Rep. Jason Smith wins three-way contest for Ways and Means gavel
Roll Call
 
Rep. Jason Smith Wins Ways & Means Chair
Inside Health Policy
 
MACPAC Finds SNF Costs Opaque; Beneficiary Advocates Call For Clarity
Inside Health Policy
 
Biden team eyes end of Covid emergency declaration and shift in Covid team
Politico
 
HHS Pressed on Next Crisis, Equity as Covid Emergency Lingers
Bloomberg


Home Health Media Clips
Monday, January 9, 2023
 
Top Home Health Trends For 2023
Home Health Care News
 
‘Home Test To Treat’ Pilot Program Will Offer Antivirals Via Telehealth
Inside Health Policy
 
Test-to-treat pilot to bring in-home COVID-19 treatments to 100,000 Americans
McKnight’s Home Care
 
Don’t Copy New York’s Medicaid Home Care Disaster
Wall Street Journal
 
As flu tapers off, Covid-19 again shows signs of a winter spike
CNN 
 
Healthcare added 55K jobs in December, with ambulatory, hospitals again leading
Healthcare Dive 


Home Health Media Clips
Friday, January 6, 2023
 
McCarthy, holdouts discussing possible deal for speaker’s gavel
Roll Call 

Democrats worry over potential of retirements in Senate
The Hill
 
4 Big Questions For Home Health, Home Care In 2023
Home Health Care News

*PQHH Quoted
 
As Medicare Advantage threats mount, providers seek better partners: 2023 Outlook Survey
McKnight’s Long Term Care News
 
AHA To MedPAC: Push For Higher Hospital, Doc, Nursing Home Pay
Inside Health Policy



Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, January 5, 2023

 
Late-night talks yield no breakthrough in speaker battle
Roll Call 

Rate of Beneficiaries Switching From Traditional Medicare to Medicare Advantage Is Growing MedCity News
 
What can’t the House do without a Speaker?
The Hill
 
Unions Press White House For Strict COVID-19 Health Care Standard
Inside Health Policy
 
Acute Care in the Home Gets Waiver Extension
MedScape
 
Provider coalition seeks flexibility in proposed DOL contract worker rule
McKnight’s Home Care
 
Virtual Reality Companies Seeking Large Home-Based Care Companies As Partners
Home Health Care News
 
Why PACE Will Be A Bigger Piece In The Long-Term Care Puzzle In 2023
Home Health Care News 
 
Home Health Providers Believe They Can Be The ‘Quarterback’ For Behavioral Health Needs
Home Health Care News  


Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, January 4, 2023
 
Grassley: Upcoding, Improper Pay Put A Bulls-Eye On MA For 2023
Inside Health Policy
 
The headwinds facing group Medicare Advantage growth
Modern Healthcare 

Medicare lost millions in savings due to spotty oversight: federal watchdog
The Hill
 
Medicare Panel Weighs Standard Benefits for Managed Care Plans
Bloomberg 

Sanders Vows To Take On Drug Makers, Insurers As Health Chair
Inside Health Policy
 
Physician group practices struggle with bundled payments: study
Fierce Healthcare
 
HHVBP, EVV rules greet home health providers in New Year
McKnight’s Home Care
 
Home Health Referral Trends That Are Significant For The Industry In 2023 And Beyond
Home Health Care News

*Choose Home Care Act of 2021 mentioned


Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, January 3, 2023
 
Happy New Year!
 
Four major battles facing Congress in 2023
NBC News
 
McCarthy heads to grueling speaker vote with fate in limbo
Politico
 
What you need to know about the House Speaker election
The Hill
 
Debt Limit, Border Funds Among Fiscal Fights Coming in 2023
Bloomberg Government
 
What’s ahead for healthcare in 2023?
Modern Healthcare
 
Drug Pricing Oversight to Get Prime Focus Under New Congress
Bloomberg Government
 
Top Skilled Nursing Trends for 2023
Skilled Nursing News


Home Health Media Clips
Friday, December 23, 2022
 

Home health media clips will resume on Tuesday, January 3, 2023.
Happy holidays!! 
 
Senate approves $1.7 trillion omnibus bill to fund government
Washington Post
 
Senate passes $1.7T bill to fund government
Modern Healthcare
 
Senate Eases Medicare Cuts as Part of $1.7 Trillion Spending Bill
MedPage
 
How The Rural Add-On Payments Changed Where Home Health Services Were Delivered
Home Health Care News
 
Home Health And Home Care Predictions That Missed The Mark In 2022
Home Health Care News 

Thousands of disabled Hoosiers need home health aides; there aren’t many
Indiana Capitol Chronicle 


Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, December 22, 2022
 
Home Health Care Serving ‘Older, Sicker, Poorer’ Patient Populations
Home Health Care News 

The Top 10 Home Health Care News Stories Of 2022
Home Health Care News 

The biggest home care news stories of 2022
McKnight’s Home Care 

Legislators Exclude Costly MA Prior Auth Fix From Omnibus
Inside Health Policy
 
Hospital At Home Won’t Sunset At End Of PHE
Inside Health Policy
 
Medicare’s home hospital program may soon get a lifeline from Congress. Can it prove its worth?
Stat News
 
2023 forecast: Providers embrace start of new requirements on health equity
Fierce Healthcare
 
US life expectancy fell again in 2021, driven by COVID and drug overdoses
The Hill

 

Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, December 21, 2022
 
Year-End Deal Mitigates Lab, Doc Cuts; Adds Home Health Pay Transparency
Inside Health Policy
 
$1.7T spending bill eases Medicare rate cuts, extends telehealth waivers
Modern Healthcare
 
Medicare Provisions in Spending Bill Prompt Relief and Outrage
Bloomberg
 
Both parties claim wins in massive omnibus spending bill
Roll Call 

What Home-Based Care Leaders Should Know About The $1.66 Trillion Spending Bill
Home Heath Care News
 
Congressional deal meets docs halfway on pay, extends telehealth flexibility
McKnight’s Long Term Care
 
Under Two-Sided Risk Models, Quality Of Care Increases Compared To FFS Medicare
Home Health Care News
 
To Stay On Right Side Of Referral Relationships, Here’s What Home-Based Care Providers Should Know
Home Health Care News 


Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, December 20, 2022
 
8 Quotes That Tell The Story Of Home-Based Care In 2022 — And Beyond
Home Health Care News

*PQHH, NAHC, LHC, Encompass Quoted
 
Lawmakers Digest Sweeping Spending Plan After Late-Night Release
Bloomberg Government
 
Lawmakers unveil sweeping government funding bill to avert shutdown
CNN
 
Congress reaches major health policy deal on Medicare, Medicaid, and pandemic preparedness
STAT News 
 
Lawmakers To Mitigate Some Doc Cuts, Extend Partial APM Bonus
Inside Health Policy
 
Medicare Pay Cuts Will Hurt Seniors’ Care, Doctors Argue
Kaiser Health News
 
Challenges and Opportunities in Home Health Quality Improvement
AHRQ
 
Senior living faces unique challenges in implementing widespread telehealth use
McKnight’s Senior Living
 
Bill tosses value-based care a two-year lifeline
McKnight’s Home Care



Home Health Media Clips
Monday, December 19, 2022
 
Divided Congress may drive Biden to the power of the pen
The Hill 

Hospitals Pressured on Covid Shots as Nursing Homes Fear Surge
Bloomberg
 
CMS Seeks to Stop Diversion of Some Medicare Advantage Patients from SNFs to Home Health
Skilled Nursing News
 
FDA to discuss future of COVID-19 vaccines next month
McKnight’s Home Care
 
Time For Congress To Solve The Prior Authorization Problem For All Americans
Issues & Insights 


Home Health Media Clips
Friday, December 16, 2022
 
Congress Inches Toward Spending Deal, Clearing a Weeklong Extension
New York Times
 
WH Winter COVID Plan Emphasizes Nursing Home, Hospital Vaccinations
Inside Health Policy
 
2022’s Most Interesting Home-Based Care Transactions
Home Health Care News
 
Survey: Many clinicians wary of using telehealth with older adults
McKnight’s 
 
Home health, MedPAC are perfectly opposed
McKnight’s Home Care



Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, December 15, 2022
 
House passes stopgap bill to avert shutdown at end of the week
CNN  
 
House OKs stopgap funding fix with broader deal still under wraps
Politico
 
Fowler Describes CMMI’s Challenges, Work on New Payment Models
Healthcare Innovation Group
 
Ahead Of New Congress, Partisan Divide On COVID Oversight Continues
Inside Health Policy
 
Last-minute Senate bill seeks to extend value-based care doc bonus for another 2 years
Fierce Healthcare
 
U.S. Healthcare-Spending Growth Slowed in 2021, Federal Report Finds
Wall Street Journal
 
Home Health Spending Flat As Health Care Utilization Rebounds
Home Health Care News
 
Home healthcare spending remained flat in 2021, report finds
McKnight’s Home Care



Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, December 14, 2022
 
Lawmakers reach deal on framework for omnibus spending package
The Hill
 
Week-Long CR Also Would Temporarily Extend Expiring CMS, FDA Programs
Inside Health Policy
 
Congress Cools To Idea Of Legislating End Of PHE Amid Offset Fights
Inside Health Policy
 
Most Health Systems Are Deploying Home-Based Care to Reduce Hospitalizations & ED Visits, Report Shows
MedCity News
 
Home Care Providers Cautiously Hoping Bill Rates Level Off In 2023
Home Health Care News
 
More Health Systems Are Providing Care At Home, But More Resources Needed To Scale
Home Health Care News
 
New York elected leaders call for passage of 'Fair Pay for Home Care' bill
ABC 7 NY


Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, December 13, 2022
 
Support home health
Boston Herald LTE

*PQHH LTE

Lawmakers Increasingly Call To Avert Doc Cuts As Schumer Plans For Week-Long Continuing Resolution
Health Insider
 
MedPAC Proposes Set Of Pay Cuts For Post-Acute Care Sector
Inside Health Policy
 
2023 Executive Forecast: ‘Home Health Companies Must Be Operationally Nimble’
Home Health Care News
 
How Large Health Systems Are Integrating Home-Based Senior Care
Home Health Care News
 
Survey Highlights ‘Frustrating’ Care Navigation Process In US
Home Health Care News 
 
CMS Proposes Bid to Speed Up Insurers' Prior Authorization Decisions
MedScape
 
House Bill Would Create National Patient Safety Board
Healthcare Innovation Group
 
More 2023 MA plans include in-home services, caregiver supports, report finds
McKnight’s Home Care



Home Health Media Clips
Monday, December 12, 2022

Industry seeks delay of home health cut in funding bill
McKnight’s Home Care
 
Medicare Panel Considers Call for Payment Cuts for Home Health
Bloomberg
 
Lump of coal? MedPAC recommends trimming 7% to home health, 20% to hospice rates in 2024
McKnight’s Home Care
 
Biden’s potential first veto
Axios 

Brooks-LaSure: CMS’ Priority Is Making Sure MA Money Is ‘Used Well’
Inside Health Policy
 
HHS OIG Doesn’t View Telehealth Fraud As A Major Concern
Inside Health Policy
 
Many Americans view the economy as a major healthcare concern: Oscar Health survey
Fierce Healthcare
 
Opinion: Aging in place will be harder without solutions for home care
Crain’s Cleveland Business
 
Home Care Providers Turn To Technology To Create Sense Of Community Among Workers
Home Health Care News 


Home Health Media Clips
Friday, December 9, 2022
 
What happens when the COVID national emergency ends
Axios 

Brooks-LaSure calls for Medicare Advantage dollars to be spent well, gives drug price reform update
Fierce Healthcare
 
OSHA Health-Care Worker Covid Rule Sent for White House Review
Bloomberg
 
Health Systems Adapt to Changing Environment by Expanding Hospice, Home-Based Care
Hospice News
 
Senior housing future must prioritize affordability, connected health services, experts say
McKnight’s Senior Living


Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, December 8, 2022
 
Advocating for Fair and Equitable Payment for the Medicare Home Health Program
VNA Health Group Podcast

*Featuring Joanne Cunningham
 
What Makes Home Health Provider-Payer Relationships Work
Home Health Care News
 
Biden Risks 2023 Standoff on Debt as GOP Digs In, Democrats Wait
Bloomberg Government
 
OIG: 80% Of SNF Residents Took Psychotropic Meds; AHCA Cries Foul
Inside Health Policy
 
Medicaid reimbursements inadequate to cover new $17 minimum for home health aides, agencies say
Newsday
 
Healthcare Insider Podcast: How Humana is optimizing home care delivery
Modern Healthcare
 
Providers cheer CMS proposal to streamline prior authorizations
McKnight’s Home Care



Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Providers On Edge As McConnell Says A CR Might Reach Into 2023
Inside Health Policy
 
CMS Proposes Prior Authorization Revamp; Rule Could Cut ePA Bill’s Cost
Inside Health Policy
 
CMS proposes streamlining, automating prior authorizations
Modern Healthcare
 
CMS proposes certain payers implement electronic prior authorization systems by 2026
Fierce Healthcare
 
Urban: 18M could lose Medicaid coverage after COVID-19 emergency expires, likely next year
Fierce Healthcare
 
Post-Acute, Senior Care Providers Must ‘Be the Answer’ for More Integrated Continuum
Skilled Nursing News


Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, December 6, 2022
 
Lobbyists Expect Year-End Package To Come Into Focus, Providers Make Last-Minute Push To Avoid Pay Cuts
Inside Health Policy
 
Put the brakes on PAYGO, providers tell Congress
McKnight’s Home Care
 
Home care is booming, but health insurance executives cite challenges in poll
McKnight’s Home Care
 
Medicare data analysis sheds light on opportunities for senior living providers
McKnight’s Senior Living
 
Providing hospital level care at home with Narayana Murali, MD
American Medical Association 

New Report Highlights Significant Home Care Challenges, Gaps, and Opportunities Amid Growing Demand for Services
Integrated Home Care Services, Inc.



Home Health Media Clips
Monday, December 5, 2022
 
Senators Push Medicare Advantage Plans for Accurate Directories
HealthLeaders
 
OMB Clears Prior Auth Rule That Could Cut MA Prior Auth Bill’s Cost
Inside Health Policy
 
Before Rushing To Criticize Medicare Advantage, Let’s Take A Close Look At The Alternative
Forbes
 
KFF: More large employers and unions turn to Medicare Advantage to offer retiree health benefits
Fierce Healthcare
 
Home Health Visits Plus Peer Mentors May Ease Caregiver Strain
Parkinon’s News Today
 
As Home-Based Supplemental Benefits Explode, Health Plans Embrace Digital Tools to Improve Access to Services
Managed Care Executive 

National family caregiver strategy must do better, institute says
McKnight’s Home Care



Home Health Media Clips
Friday, December 2, 2022
 
Despite Challenges, Most Home-Based Care Companies Are Poised To Grow In 2023
Home Health Care News
 
Staffing, Compliance and Technology: What Legal Issues Providers Should Watch For In 2023
Home Health Care News 
 
Opinion: Medicare Advantage? More like Medicare Disadvantage.
Washington Post
 
Provider group to Congress: Fix immigration now
McKnight’s Home Care
 
Older adult population isn’t just growing; it’s growing older: report
McKnight’s Senior Living



Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, December 1, 2022
 
1 big thing: Hospital care at home faces possible sunset
Axios
 
White House Slams Thune For Advocating Medicare Cuts
Inside Health Policy 

White House Knocks Thune Bid to Tie Debt Limit, Entitlements
Bloomberg Government
 
How The Delivery Of HCBS Has Changed In The US Since The Pandemic
Home Health Care News
 
Letters to the Editor: How low pay for in-home care workers devastates needy families
LA Times
 
COVID-19 vaccine's effectiveness diminishes with age, researchers find
McKnight’s Home Care



Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, November 30, 2022

A Closer Look At The Millions Of People On HCBS Waiting Lists
Home Health Care News
 
Worker shortages, waiting list inaccuracies complicate HCBS programs
McKnight’s Senior Living
 
Half of states to extend higher HCBS Medicaid reimbursements, report finds
McKnight’s Home Care
 
Study: Families Shoulder Burden of Care for Seniors
Home Care Magazine 

Physicians Decry Scope Of Practice Bill As Workforce Shortages Drag On
Inside Health Policy
 
CMS warns hospitals must protect staff, patients from violence
Healthcare Dive



Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, November 29, 2022
 
Congress On The Clock To Figure Out Year-End Deal As Admin Focuses On COVID-19 Boosters
Inside Health Policy – Health Insider
 
What Home-Based Care Agencies Should Know About The Independent Contractor Proposed Rule
Home Health Care News
 
Is hospital-at-home care here to stay?
The Advisory Board
 
In face of 'tripledemic,' masking mandates might make a comeback
Fierce Healthcare



Home Health Media Clips
Monday, November 28, 2022

Senators Move to Bolster Care for Medicare-Medicaid Patients
Bloomberg Government
 
Health Worker Vaccine Mandate Now ‘Irrational,’ Red States Argue
Bloomberg Government
 
HHS: PRF Money Reprioritized For Boosters As Congress Didn’t Act
Inside Health Policy
 
The Inflation Reduction Act Comes for Medicare
Wall Street Journal
 
CMS Gives HCBS Sector Last Compliance Warning Ahead Of Deadline
Inside Health Policy
 
CMS pressures states to adhere to upcoming HCBS rule deadline
McKnight’s Home Care
 
Health systems bet on hospital-at-home
Modern Healthcare
 
Here’s how those looking to ‘age in place’ can fund home health-care services
CNBC
 
What Home-Based Care Providers Should Know About How Private Equity Firms Think
Home Health Care News



Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, November 23, 2022
 

HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

Uneven training, certification hamstrings recruitment in home care
McKnight’s Home Care
 
Insurance companies pocketing millions in overpayments through their Medicare Advantage subsidiaries, audits find
McKnight’s Senior Living
 
Nursing Homes Urged to Stay on Top of Covid Care, Boosters
Bloomberg
 
CMS Concerned About Low COVID-19 Booster Rates In Nursing Homes
Inside Health Policy
 
Aging services leaders call for ‘all hands on deck’ approach toward national COVID-19 vaccination effort
McKnight’s Senior Living
 
Senate bill seeks to improve Medicare handbook amid spike in marketing complaints
Fierce Healthcare
 
What Health Systems Need to Understand About Home Care, per Medically Home’s CMO MedCity News
 
3 Challenges Facing the Home-Based Post-Acute Care Market
HealthLeadersMedia


Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, November 22, 2022
 
PAYGO, Physician Fee Relief Expected, But Year-End Bill Still In Flux
Inside Health Policy
 
Fowler: Mandatory Demonstrations May Return Post-COVID-19
Inside Health Policy
 
Insurance companies pocketing millions in overpayments through their Medicare Advantage subsidiaries, audits find
McKnight’s Senior Living
 
Hidden audits reveal millions in Medicare Advantage overcharges
Modern Healthcare
 
Supreme Court Declines To Hear Case Against Home Health Certificate Of Need Laws
Home Health Care News
 
What More PE Involvement Could Mean In Personal Home Care
Home Health Care News



Home Health Media Clips
Monday, November 21, 2022

What if You Could Go to the Hospital … at Home?
New York Times

Home Care Provider Leaders Get Candid About Survival Amid Rising Costs
Home Health Care News

Fallout of 2023 Home Health Payment Rule Likely to Affect Hospices
Hospice News

Recovery more robust for home health than nursing homes: health spending brief
McKnight's Senior Living

Repeal of vaccine mandate could be a setback for home health, provider groups say
McKnight's Long-Term Care News 


Home Health Media Clips
Friday, November 18, 2022

Milliman: Home benefits surge in popularity among Medicare Advantage plans
Fierce Healthcare 

More payers adding in-home care, caregiver support to Medicare Advantage plans
Becker's

Home Care Providers Starting to Convert Medicare Advantage To Private-Pay Business
Home Health Care News

House Panel Will Punch Back on Biden Energy, Health Policies
Bloomberg 


Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, November 17, 2022

Opinion: Calling On Congress To Protect Medicare Home Healthcare From Steep Cuts
Health Leaders Media

*re-print of PQHH op-ed

GOP Retakes US House by Slim Margin in Washington Power Shift

Bloomberg

Economic headwinds could cure worker shortage, Addus execs say
McKnights Home Care

Demand For Certainty On PHE’s End Continues After Latest Extension
Inside Health Policy

Home care provider strives to keep people at home with data, care coordination
McKnights Home Care


Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, November 16, 2022

After Hospital Discharge, Slow Home Health Care Initiation Increases Risk of Rehospitalization
American Journal of Managed Care

Why Making Nurses Part Of Decision-Making Processes Could Help Fill Workforce Gaps
Home Health Care News

The Dramatic Consequences of Excluding Homecare Workers from Labor Rights
LitHub

How A Valuation Gap Between Buyers, Sellers In Home-Based Care Is Affecting M&A
Home Health Care News 


Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Calling on Congress to protect Medicare home healthcare from steep cuts 
Wichita Eagle

*Op-ed by Jane Kelly, Executive Director of the Kansas Home Care & Hospice Association


Extend PHE flexibilities beyond spring, industry group urges
McKnight's Home Care

CMS Care Compare To Offer More New Information On Home Health-Physician Relationships
Home Health Care News

Lame-Duck Lobbying Ramps Up Amid Likelihood Of A Split Congress
Inside Health Policy

Home care needs to care about family caregivers, expert offers
McKnight's Home Care 

M&A Demand Stalls Out In Home Health Care, Declines In Personal Home Care
Home Health Care News
  


Home Health Media Clips
Monday, November 14, 2022
 
Medicare Doctor Payment Cuts Spur Calls to Congress for Relief
Bloomberg

In Boon For Stakeholders, HHS Expected To Extend PHE Through April
Inside Health Policy

Congress Begins Its Year-End Push Gripped by Midterms Hangover
Bloomberg

With home health rule unveiled, all eyes are on HHVBP
McKnight's Home Care

AARP to update state scorecard, highlighting HCBS
McKnight's Home Care

What Experts Are Saying On OASIS Payer Expansion, OASIS-E Implementation
Home Health Care News 


Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, November 10, 2022
 
Despite Staffing Challenges, HCBS Interest Remains Strong Among Senior Living Providers
Home Health Care News 
 
GOP Tees Up Health Care Oversight For Next Congress
Inside Health Policy
 
Republicans poised to take power without a health care agenda
Axios
 
GOP E&C, W&M Clarify Joint Strategy For Telehealth Extension
Inside Healthcare Policy
 
Home care can play key role in population health initiatives, experts say
McKnight’s Home Care 
 
Voices: Deborah Hoyt, Senior Vice President of Public Policy, Axxess
Home Health Care News



Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, November 9, 2022
 
PODIUM | Help home health providers with inflation
Colorado Politics
 
Five early takeaways from the midterms
The Hill
 
Rise Of The Chief People Officer: Why Home-Based Care Providers Are More Frequently Investing In The Role
Home Health Care News
 
Families USA Calls For One More Public Health Emergency Extension
Inside Health Policy
 
Home health rule may be antidote for sluggish deal-making, report says
McKnight’s Home Care
 
Opinion Telemedicine has improved health-care access. Let’s keep it that way.
Washington Post



Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, November 8, 2022
 
Jill Olson: Alarming news from CMS
Vermont Biz

*PQHH & NAHC Quoted
 
Deeply Divided America Votes Amid Inflation Fears, Culture Wars
Bloomberg Government
 
What a divided Congress could mean for healthcare in the next year
Fierce Healthcare
 
Report: Wages Up, Turnover Down In Home-Based Care
Home Health Care News 
 
Home care firms under pressure to increase wages, bonuses in 2022, study finds
McKnight’s Home Care
 
MedPAC Mulls Future Medicare Coverage Of Social Determinants
Inside Health Policy
 
Medical groups close Q3 in tough financial position with expenses outpacing patient volumes
Fierce Healthcare



Home Health Media Clips
Monday, November 7, 2022
 
In How Final Rule Was AnnouncedTacticalNAHC President: CMS Was Strategic
Home Health Care News 

Exploring Recent Home Health-Medicare Advantage Developments
Home Health Care News

Monthly healthcare job gains stronger this year than last
Healthcare Dive

More physicians unionize in the face of burnout, consolidation
Axios 


Home Health Media Clips
Friday, November 4, 2022
 
Home care is an integral part of the health care industry — cuts will devastate access to care
The Hill 

*OpEd by Jennifer Sheets
 
Commentary: Congress must protect access to home health care
The Post & Courier (Charleston, SC)

*OpEd by Tim Rogers
 
Final home health rule gives industry a fright
McKnight’s Home Care

*PQHH & NAHC Quoted
 
From HHVBP to LUPAs: Additional Takeaways From The 2023 Home Health Final Rule
Home Health Care News
 
Exploring Recent Home Health-Medicare Advantage Developments
Home Health Care News 
 
Carter Hopes To Unify GOP On Medicare, Dems’ Seize Issue In Campaign
Inside Health Policy
 
Q&A: Examining the context behind findings on racial, ethnic disparities in healthcare
Fierce Healthcare
 
Health-Care Jab Mandate Fight Is Over, Biden Team Tells Court
Bloomberg Law



Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, November 3, 2022

Home health final rule 'is not a win,' Enhabit CEO says
McKnight’s Home Care
 
Republicans, Eyeing Majority, Float Changes to Social Security and Medicare
New York Times
 
GOP floats Medicare changes while ducking details
Axios
 
Nursing home docs, therapists hit with CMS pay cut
McKnight’s Long Term Care News
 
With Medicare cuts finalized, doctors and health groups press Congress for help
Chief Healthcare Executive
 
Study: Racial, ethnic minorities experienced more barriers to healthcare over a nearly 20-year span
Fierce Healthcare



Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, November 2, 2022

Final Rule ‘Blunts Immediate Impact,’ But CMS-Home Health Industry Core Disagreement Remains Home Health Care News  *PQHH Quoted   Providers cry foul over Medicare home health payment cuts McKnight’s Home Care *PQHH & NAHC Quoted Home Health Agencies Get $125M Payment Boost from Medicare RevCycleIntelligence   CMS makes big changes to Medicare Shared Savings Program Modern Healthcare   CMS Creates Patchwork Of Telehealth Coverage In 2023 PFS Inside Health Policy


Home Health Media Clips Tuesday, November 1, 2022   Home Health Community Voices Alarm for Deep 7.85% Cut Included in CY 2023 Home Health Prospective Payment System Final Rule PQHH Statement   CMS Increases PDGM Home Health Cuts, But Will Phase Them In Inside Health Policy   CMS Backs Off Severe Cuts, Finalizes 0.7% Increase To 2023 Provider Payments Home Health Care News  What Home Health Providers May Change Due To Final Rule Home Health Care News  Home health providers will get $125M Medicare pay boost Modern Healthcare   Home health providers get reprieve from Medicare cuts Axios  Home Health Agencies to See Modest Medicare Pay Boost for 2023 Bloomberg Government

 


 
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