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Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, January 29, 2020

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

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

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

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

The bottom line for home healthcare agencies
MedCity News

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

 

Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, January 28, 2020

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

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

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

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

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

 

Home Health Media Clips
Monday, January 27, 2020

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

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

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

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

Home Health Media Clips
Friday, January 24, 2020

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

CMS will consolidate its eight consumer-facing tools
Modern Healthcare

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

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

 

Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, January 23, 2020

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

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

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

 

Home Health Media Clips
January 22, 2020

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

MedPAC Recommends Medicare Payment Reductions for Hospice and Home Health
Lexology

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

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

 

Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, January 21, 2020

MedPAC Approves 2021 Pay Recs Despite Industry Pushback
Inside Health Policy

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

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

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

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

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

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

Valdosta Daily Times (GA)

 

Home Health Media Clips
Friday, January 17, 2020

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

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

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

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

Work Continues on Overhaul of Flawed Medicare Bonus Program
Bloomberg Government

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

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

 

Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

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

Hospices Take Note: ACOs Focused on Reducing Hospitalizations
Hospice News

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

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

 

Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, January 14, 2019

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

Industry Experts Predict 2020 Health Trends
American Journal of Managed Care

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

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

 

Home Health Media Clips
Monday, January 13, 2020

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

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

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

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

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

 

Home Health Media Clips
Friday, January 10, 2020

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

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

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

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

The Top Regulatory Issues of 2019
Home Care Magazine

 

Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, January 9, 2020

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

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

House Committees Stuck At Impasse On Surprise Billing
Inside Health Policy

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

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

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

 

Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, January 8, 2020

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

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

Collaboration Under PDGM
Security Boulevard

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

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

 

Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, January 7, 2020

The Top Home Health Trends of 2020
Home Health Care News

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

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

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

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

Home Health Media Clips
Monday, January 6, 2020

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

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

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

 

Home Health Media Clips
Friday, January 3, 2020

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

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

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

Advocates Push Policies To Bridge Racial Health Disparities
Inside Health Policy

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

 

Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, January 2, 2020

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

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

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

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

 

Home Health Media Clips
Monday, December 23, 2019

HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

Senate Passes $1.4 Trillion Plan to Avoid Government Shutdown
Bloomberg

Therapy Staff Layoffs Continue at Staggering Pace
Home Health Care News

Delivering Holistic, Value-Based Care: Dr William Shrank Outlines 5 Issues
AJMC

10% of Community-Based Palliative Care Programs Operated by Home Health Agencies
Home Health Care News

 

Home Health Media Clips
Friday, December 20, 2019

As PDGM Nears ‘Prime Time,’ Destabilization Fears Remain
Home Health Care News

Hospital-at-Home Models Are 38% Cheaper Than Traditional Hospital Stays
Home Health Care News

Senate Passes $1.4 Trillion Plan to Avoid Saturday Shutdown
Bloomberg

 

Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, December 19, 2019

Home Sweet Home -- And Now With Hospital-Level Care
MedScape

At-home hospital care costs less, uses fewer tests, Annals study finds
Healthcare Dive

10% of Community-Based Palliative Care Programs Operated by Home Health Agencies
Home Health Care News

Telehealth a Major Boom to Home Health Care Agencies
Home Care Daily

CREATES Helps Pay For 5-Months Of Extenders In Spending Deal
Inside Health Policy

 

Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, December 17

Surprise Billing, Drug Pricing & Extenders Deferred To May 22
Inside Health Policy

MedPAC Pushes for 7% Medicare Payment Cut for Home Health Agencies
Home Health Care News

MedPAC: No Medicare pay hike for 2021, cautions over possible cuts
McKnight’s Long Term Care

Payer, Health System Interest in Hospital-at-Home Models ‘Has Been Exploding’
Home Health Care News

Hospital-Level Care in Your Home? It Could Be the Future
US News & World Report
 

Home Health Media Clips
Monday, December 16, 2019

The Big New Sheriffs in Town: 2019 in Home Care Leaders’ Own Words
Home Health Care News

Using Health IT to Support Discharge Planning, Post-Acute Care
PatientEngagementHIT

Post-acute care business models ‘must change’ in shifting landscape, expert says
McKnight’s Long Term Care News

How Quality And Value Are Transforming Post-Acute Care
Forbes

 

Home Health Media Clips
​Friday, December 13, 2019

All House Democrats Vote For Pelosi Drug Pricing Bill; 8 Vote For GOP Bill
Inside Health Policy

Pelosi’s Drug Bill Won’t Move Forward But Could Impact Cost Debate
Bloomberg Government

Watchdog Urges Greater Scrutiny of Medicare Advantage Payments
Bloomberg Government

How In-Home Medical Care Provider Landmark Health Cut Mortality Rates, Cost of Care by 20%
Home Health Care News

Georgetown Home Care Hospital Collaboration Program Reduces Readmissions by 44%
Home Health Care

With More Americans Dying at Home, Providers Must Double Down on End-of-Life Care
Home Health Care News

 

Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, December 12, 2019

Home Health Executive Forecast: 2020 Trends, Challenges and Opportunities
Home Health Care News

Lack of Funding Causing Low In-Home Care Benefit Adoption Among Medicare Advantage Plans
Home Health Care News

Patients, Insurers Seen as Biggest Winners in Surprise-Bill Deal
Bloomberg

Home Care Improves Quality of Life for Aging Seniors
Home Care Daily


Home Health Media Clips

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

 

Rapid Medicare Advantage Expansion into Home Health, Senior Living Could Accelerate Pressures on Skilled Nursing

Skilled Nursing News

 

In-Home Care Agencies Should Focus on Building Blocks of Client Trust

Home Health Care News

 

Grassley Expected To Release Nursing Home Oversight Bill Soon

Inside Health Policy

 

Pelosi Concession Paves Way for House Drug-Price Bill Vote

Bloomberg Government

 

Heads Up to FPs: Medicare Home Health Changes Coming Jan. 1

AAFP

 

Growth Opportunities: How Health Systems Position Themselves Under Pressure

Health Leaders Media

 

White House Calls Top Health Officials for Meeting to Resolve Tensions

Wall Street Journal
 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 

 

PDGM, Bankruptcies and Medicare Advantage: Top Home Health Stories of 2019
Home Health Care News


Lawsuit: ‘Big Sharks’ Keeping ‘Small Fish’ Out of Home Health Market with Certificate of Need Laws

Home Health Care News

 

Why Palliative Care Needs to Become More Accessible in the US, Around Globe

Home Health Care News 

 

Home health agencies are betting on telehealth to grow their businesses over the next couple of years

Business Insider


Surprise Medical-Bill Legislation Gets Boost in Bipartisan Deal

Bloomberg Government

 

Surprise Billing Compromise Lowers Arbitration Threshold, Keeps Previous Benchmark

Inside Health Policy


Home Health Care News
Monday, December 9, 2019

‘Disruption Is Upon Us’: An Oral History of Home Health Care in 2019
Home Health Care News

Why PDGM Neutrality May Be Easier Said Than Done
Home Health Care News

House, Senate Reach Surprise Billing Agreement With Arbitration
Inside Health Policy

Medicare Costs for Seniors Lowered in Senate Drug-Price Bill
Bloomberg Government

MedPAC Weighs Draft 2021 Pay Recommendations
Inside Health Policy

 

Home Health Media Clips
Friday, December 6, 2019

National Home Health Spending Hits Record $102.2 Billion — With Room for Growth
Home Health Care News

Small Home Health Agencies See Big Boost From Medicare Pay Shift
Bloomberg

National Health Spending Growth Linked To Health Insurance Tax
Inside Health Policy

Spending Growth on Nursing Home Care Drops to Slowest Rate Since 2013 — Even as Overall Health Outlays Accelerate
Skilled Nursing News

US healthcare spending growth rebounded last year, influenced by insurance tax
Healthcare Dive

Health Spending Rises as Tax Drives Surge in Insurance Costs: HHS
Bloomberg

House To Vote On Pelosi Drug Pricing Bill Next Week
Inside Health Policy

As the population ages, more home health-care companies are catering to travelers
Washington Post

Home Health Care Providers Embrace Outsourcing
Home Care Magazine

 

Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, December 5, 2019

HCHB Chief Strategy Officer: Maintaining Home Health Status Quo Is a Huge Mistake Under PDGM
Home Health Care News

Humana, Philips Using In-Home Interventions to Tackle $17B Re-Hospitalization Problem
Home Health Care News

Best Buy Floats Lofty In-Home Health Care Goals in 5-Year Plan
Home Health Care News

E&C To Examine Medicare For All, Six Other Universal Health Bills
Inside Health Policy

Morelle, Shalala To Introduce Provider-Friendly Surprise Billing Fix
Inside Health Policy

Study: Home health market expected to grow
Worcester Business Journal

More home care needed for heart patients, study finds
McKnight’s Long Term Care

Immigrants Sue Kentucky Over Block To Open Home Health Care For Refugees
WFPL

 

Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, December 4, 2019

With PDGM Looming, Home Health Providers Down on Therapy Services
Home Health Care News

False Alarm: Why Small Home Health Agencies Should Tune Out PDGM ‘Carnage’ Claims
Home Health Care News

Home health to pare down therapy services, up telehealth offerings
Modern Healthcare

Home health agencies expanding, rolling out more telehealth services
Healthcare Dive

NAHC Comments on Rural & Underserved Communities 
Home Care Magazine

Former Trump, Bush Officials Suggest Alternate Surprise Billing Approach
Inside Health Policy

Paying Doctors for Value on Track in Health Innovation Agency
Bloomberg Government
 

Home Health Media Clips
December 3, 2019

Protect home health in Nevada
Las Vegas Business Press
*PDGM OpEd

Where PDGM’s Therapy Changes Will Hit Hardest
Home Health Care News

Despite High Costs, CCRC-at-Home Models Gaining Traction
Home Health Care News

Lawmakers Have Three Weeks To Figure Out Next Steps On Federal Budget
Inside Health Policy

 

Home Health Media Clips
December 2, 2019

White House To Congress: Stop Surprise Billing, Ignore Private Equity Ads
Inside Health Policy

Taking the edge off loneliness and forging a bond of friendship
Pittsburgh Post Gazette

New Corporate-Owned Locations Could be Growth, Innovation Sources for Right at Home
Home Health Care News

Another Voice: In-home health care enhances patients' quality of life
Buffalo News

Shortage of home care workers in Minn. affecting people with disabilities
MPR News
 

Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, November 27, 2019

HAPPTHANKSGIVING!

CMS Releases List of Potential Future Quality Measures 
Home Care Magazine

Clashes among top HHS officials undermine Trump agenda
Politico                          

‘There’s something terribly wrong’: Americans are dying young at alarming rates
The Washington Post
 

Home Health Media Clips
November 26, 2019

SNF-to-Home Diversion More Likely in High-Income Neighborhoods
Home Health Care News

Presidential Candidate Buttigieg Proposes Increasing In-Home Care Access for Seniors
Home Health Care News

W&M Surprise Billing Measure Would Wipe Out Savings, Complicate Deal
Inside Health Policy

Post-acute care providers increasing EHR use, survey finds
McKnight’s Long Term Care
 

Home Health Media Clips
Monday, November 25, 2019

Trump 2020 Agenda Envisions More New Rules Than Dumping Old Ones
Bloomberg Government

Medicare FFS, MA, Part D Improper Pay Rates Continue To Fall
Inside Health Policy

EDITORIAL: Help older New Yorkers stay in their homes
Daily Gazette (NY)

Nike Looks to Tap into Home Health Labor Market
Home Health Care News

 

Home Health Media Clips
Friday, November 22, 2019

Home Health Care Tops Skilled Nursing as Most Likely Referral Destination
Home Health Care News

How Online Reviews Impact In-Home Providers’ Bottom Line
Home Health Care News

Trump Signs Short-Term Spending Measure to Avoid Shutdown
Bloomberg

Senior Home Care Cost Increases Outpace Other Types Of Care
Financial Advisor Magazine

Half of post-acute providers say health IT proficiency almost 'nonexistent' among staff, survey finds
Becker’s Hospital Review

 

Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, November 21, 2019

Cassidy Worries Surprise Billing Legislation Would Cut Doctor Pay Rates
Inside Health Policy

1% of Private Health Insurance Spending Growth Tied to Home Health Care
Home Health Care News

How Home Care Providers Can Tap into a $470 Billion Caregiving Opportunity
Home Health Care News

Medicare improper payment rate falling, but up in Medicaid, CHIP
Healthcare Dive

White House Preps Race to Regulatory Finish Line
Bloomberg

 

Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, November 20, 2019

House Passes Continuing Resolution To Fund Extenders, Delay DSH Cuts
Inside Health Policy

Schumer: Leadership trying to work out competing surprise medical bill measures
The Hill

Despite $5.32B Decrease, CMS Likely to Keep Foot on Improper Payments Gas Pedal
Home Health Care News

PDGM Overshadowing Evolution of Home Health Providers into Aging-in-Place Companies
Home Health Care News

The Continuing Struggle to Navigate Legal Changes within the Home Care Sector
Home Care Daily

Home Health Group’s Suit Against Medicare Advantage Plan Tossed
Bloomberg

4 Reasons to Use an At-Home Health Screening Test
Counsel Heal

Contractor proposed Glamour magazine profile for Medicaid chief
Politico

 

Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Continuing Resolution Funds Extenders, Delays DSH Cut Through Dec. 20
Inside Health Policy

Medicare improper payments down $7B
Becker’s Hospital Review

Warren Lays Out Health Care Transition Plan
Inside Health Policy

Healthy Living: Caregivers must consider own needs
Norwich Bulletin

Licensing, wage supports sought for home care
WWLP (Boston)

 

Home Health Media Clips
Monday, November 18, 2019

W&M Rural Task Force Wants Feedback On Where To Focus Legislation
Inside Health Policy

Home Health Turnover Worsens in 2019
Home Health Care News

Signs Point to Non-Physician Home Health Certification Initially Happening Under Medicare Advantage
Home Health Care News

The Hidden Power Of Palliative Care
Forbes

New Healthcare Price Transparency Rule to Unveil Negotiated Rates

RevCycleIntelligence

HHS Finalizes Hospital Price Transparency Rule, Hospitals Will Sue
Inside Health Policy
 

Home Health Media Clips
November 15, 2019

Why Home Health Providers Will Need to ‘Spoon-Feed’ Physicians Under PDGM
Home Health Care News

Breaking Down the Latest Home Health Compare Update
Home Health Care News

For-Profit Hospices’ Care of Medicare Patients Questioned by GAO
Bloomberg

Nike debuts sneakers for nurses, doctors and home health providers
WSB-TV (ATL)

 

Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, November 14, 2019

Aging in Place Positioned to ‘Upend’ Senior Housing
Home Health Care News

Opinion: It’s Time for a National Conversation About Long-Term Care for Seniors
Times of San Diego

Home Care, Massage, Grocery Store Trips: Some of the New Benefits Under Medicare Advantage Plans
Healthline

Ironing Out Tech Kinks May Speed Up Health Service Pre-Approvals
Bloomberg

Treat ACOs And MA Plans Equally? By All Means
Health Affairs

 

Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, November 13, 2019

PDPM Speed Bumps Hint at Unexpected PDGM Challenges to Come
Home Health Care News

Prepare For Impact: The New CMS Home Health Payment Model
Open Minds

State-Based Route To Medicare For All May Affect Medicare, ERISA Patients
Inside Health Policy

 

Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, November 12, 2019

13% of Medicare Beneficiaries Have Trouble Paying At-Home Care Bills
Home Health Care News

Medicare Sees Few Post-Hospital Care Savings From Coordination
Bloomberg

MedPAC Mulls Payment Policies’ Effects On Hospital Mergers
Inside Health Policy

This Week Brings Senate Debate Over Drug Advertising, Patent Bills
Inside Health Policy

Deadline looms for providers to join Medicare bundled-pay program
Modern Healthcare
 

Home Health Media Clips
Friday, November 8, 2019

CMS Details New Home Health Medicare Payments, Home Infusion Benefit
RevCycle Intelligence

Home Health Agencies Face Added Hardships in Rural Markets
Home Health Care News

Hospital Consolidation Tied to Rising Costs by Medicare Panel
Bloomberg

These industries have the highest share of open jobs—here’s how much they pay
CNBC

 

Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, November 7, 2019

Home Health Industry Gains Ground After Final Rule — But PDGM Behavioral Adjustment Battle Isn’t Over
Home Health Care News

After CMS Issues Final PDGM Rule, Advocates Ask: "What Now?"
Home Care Magazine

Studies show home health care in US continues to grow in popularity and importance
KTVA

Trump Health Agenda Hits Bump With GOP Losses in State Elections
Bloomberg

 

Home Health Media Clips
November 6, 2019

Why CMS’s New Home Infusion Benefit Falls Short — And How to Fix It
Home Health Care News

Senate Measure Aims for Fewer Budget and Debt Ceiling Showdowns
Bloomberg

White House and Congress eye December battle to avoid shutdown
Politico

ACOs linked to consolidation of physician practices, study finds
Fierce Healthcare

Geisinger’s Home Care Program Is Cutting Costs and Improving Outcomes
Harvard Business Review

The 6 keys to post-acute care coordination
McKnight’s Long Term Care News

 

Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, November 5, 2019

CMS finalizes home health payment rule for 2020: 8 things to know
Becker’s Hospital Review

With RAP Phaseout Finalized, Writing Is on the Wall for Small Home Health Agencies
Home Health Care News

12% of Medicare Advantage Plans Will Offer Expanded Supplemental Benefits in 2020
Home Health Care News

1 in 2 seriously ill Medicare enrollees struggles with bills
Associated Press

Following hospitalization for heart failure, home care lessens re-admission risk
Medical Xpress

 

Home Health Media Clips
Monday, November 4, 2019

Post-Acute Care ‘Food Fight’ Brewing in Washington
Home Health Care News

Verma: CMS Demo Could Give Rural Areas Money To Redesign Systems
Inside Health Policy

The place where patients recover may also affect whether they return to the hospital
Assisted Living Facilities

CMS Finalizes Home Health PPS, Expands Infusion Medicare Benefits
Health Payer Intelligence

Cost of in-home care is getting more expensive
Herald Net

 

Home Health Media Clips
Friday, November 1, 2019

CMS Lowers PDGM’s Behavioral Adjustment, Finalizes RAP Elimination Plan
Home Health Care News

CMS Halves Originally Proposed Home Health Cut In Final 2020 Pay Rule
Inside Health Policy

Home Health Agencies Get 1.3% Medicare Payment Hike for 2020
Bloomberg

CMS finalizes payment rules to spur greater use of innovative kidney drugs, home infusion
Fierce Healthcare

CMS finalizes home health pay, kidney care rules
Modern Healthcare

CDC: U.S. life expectancy rises slightly, mortality rates fall compared to ’07
McKnights

Third Time Could Be the Charm for Telehealth Medicare Legislation
Home Health Care News


 
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