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Home Health Media Clips

Thursday, December 14, 2017

 

Congress Unlikely to Slash Medicare Home Health Payments

Bloomberg BNA

 

Tax Bill Deal Repeals Individual Mandate, Keeps Medical Expense Deduction; Votes Planned Next Week

Inside Health Policy

 

Rural hospitals feel the squeeze as Medicare extender funding in flux

Modern Healthcare

 

Aging baby boomer population strains home health system

McCook Gazette

 

After tax 'reform,' GOP finds new target: Health care

Des Moines Register

 

Will Susan Collins Save Medicare?

Huff Post

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

 

CMS Struggles to Find Participants in Home Health Data Beta Test

Home Health Care News

 

Activists, Dems Call On GOP To Pause Tax Vote With Mandate Repeal After Jones Win

Inside Health Policy

 

W&M Bills Would Reduce, Delay ACA Taxes; Pause Employer Mandate

Inside Health Policy

 

Illinois' home health care industry rife with fraud, tainted by unscrupulous physicians

Chicago Tribune

 

Red Flags for Rising Acuity in Home Care

Home Health Care News

 

Hospice Groups Reject Plan to Flatline Medicare Payments

Bloomberg BNA

 

CMS Still Looking for SNF Input on Sweeping New Data Rules

Skilled Nursing News

 

GAO Offers Steps to Enhance Medicaid, Medicare Fraud Strategy

RevCycleIntelligence

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

 

MedPAC Discusses Interim Blended Pay Systems For Post Acute Providers

Inside Health Policy

 

How Agencies Can Win with Targeted Probe & Educate

Home Health Care News

 

ACOs savings aren't driven by reduced hospitalizations

Modern Healthcare

 

New Medicaid Program Prioritizes In-Home Care

Home Health Care News

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Monday, December 11, 2017

 

MedPAC To Vote Next Month On Proposal To Replace MIPS With Voluntary Approach

Inside Health Policy

 

The data are in, but debate rages: Are hospital readmission penalties a good idea?

STAT News

 

Physicians, patients define high-value care differently

Modern Healthcare

 

FCC to vote on net neutrality

Modern Healthcare

 

Most people want to die at home, but many land in hospitals getting unwanted care

Washington Post

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Friday, December 8, 2018

 

Alzheimer’s Population to Double, Underscoring Need for Home Health

Home Health Care News

 

Study Shows Significant Cost Savings of Home Health Care

Home Care Magazine

NAHC Release

 

Brady: No Decision Yet On Health Insurance Tax Delay Options

Inside Health Policy

 

Collins' Obamacare deal faces moment of truth

Politico

 

MedPAC finalizes its proposed MIPS replacement

Modern Healthcare

 

Medicare Advisers Ready to Urge Revamp of Doctor Pay System

Bloomberg BNA

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Thursday, December 7, 2017

 

Paul Ryan says Republicans to target welfare, Medicare, Medicaid spending in 2018
Chicago Tribune

 

House Republicans Look To Medicare, Medicaid Cuts In Early 2018

Inside CMS

 

After Tax Cuts, GOP Leaders Turn Buzz Saw to Medicare, Social Security

The Daily Beast

 

National Health Spending Growth Declines, But More Of Economy Devoted To Health Care

Inside Health Policy

 

Home Health Care Spending Rose Modestly in 2016

Home Health Care News

 

Care Coordination Among ACOs Could Actually Increase Admissions

Home Health Care News

 

Home health agency agrees to pay $14 million to settle MassHealth billing allegations

Boston Globe

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

 

Brady: Lawmakers working to delay Obamacare taxes, extend Medicare payments

Politico Pro

 

Home Health Care Is a Big Money-Saver After Hospital Visits

Home Health Care News

 

Therapy Cap Repeal Could Be Pushed Back to 2018

Skilled Nursing News

 

Tax win will embolden GOP to gut health care for the most in need

The Hill

 

Health advocates: Tax bill could cut Medicare, impact other health care programs

The Times (PA)

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

 

Home Health Stands to Reap Benefits from Tax Reform

Home Health Care News

 

CVS-Aetna Merger Aims to Transform Community-Based Care

Home Health Care News

 

Monday House Vote Brings Next Step For Senate Bid To Repeal ACA Individual Mandate

Inside Health Policy

 

Impact of Repealing Obamacare Mandate Could Be Softened

Bloomberg BNA

 

OMB Reviewing Rule On Extreme, Uncontrollable Circumstances For ACOs

Inside Health Policy

 

Medicare Cuts Number of Quality Measures Up for Public Input

Bloomberg BNA

 

POLITICO-Harvard poll: Democrats and Republicans still fixated on health care

Politico

 

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Friday, December 1, 2017

 

Congress To Waive 4% Medicare Cuts Caused By Tax Bill, Then Extend Existing 2% Medicare Sequester To Pay For CHIP

Inside Health Policy

 

CMS Shrinks Mandatory Hip-And-Knee Bundle As Half Of Participants Get Initial Performance Pay For Year 1

Inside Health Policy

 

Medicare Scraps Two Alternative Payment Programs

Bloomberg BNA

  

Trump Health Nominee Embraces Obamacare Programs the Last Guy Ended

Bloomberg 

  

Automation Could Displace 800 Million Workers Worldwide By 2030, Study Says

NPR

 

Home Care is preferred by most patients

Wahpeton Daily News

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Thursday, November 30, 2017

 

Medicare Overpayments Decline, but Some Problem Areas Remain

Bloomberg BNA

 

Senate Votes To Begin Debate On GOP Tax Bill That Includes Mandate Repeal

Inside Health Policy

 

53% of docs still not transitioning to value-based care

Modern Healthcare

 

If confirmed, HHS secretary nominee Alex Azar plans to take on EHRs, care delivery reforms

Fierce Healthcare

 

Alexa Pilot Explores Benefits of Voice-Activated Home Health

Home Health Care News

 

Home health, hospice provides multitude of care

The Mountain Mail

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

 

Key things to know about HHS nominee Alex Azar

Washington Post

 

Trump HHS Pick to Face Privacy, Security Challenges if Confirmed

Bloomberg BNA

 

Health-Care Clashes Loom Over Republican Legislative Agenda

Wall Street Journal

 

The double whammy of long-term health care costs

CBS News

 

FULL ARTICLES

Key things to know about HHS nominee Alex Azar

Washington Post

https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/key-things-to-know-about-hhs-nominee-alex-azar/2017/11/28/bc70aa70-d459-11e7-95bf-df7c19270879_story.html?utm_term=.2f9e60fa849c

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

 

Improper Pay Rate Dips Below 10% As Home Health, IRF Rates Improve

Inside Health Policy

* PQHH & NAHC Quoted

 

CMS Will Not Delay Home Health CoPs

Home Health Care News

 

Home Care Registry Becomes Law in Massachusetts

Home Health Care News

 

HHS Secretary Nominee Azar Makes Hill Rounds Ahead Of Senate Hearing

Inside Health Policy

 

7 questions for Alex Azar, Trump’s health secretary nominee

STAT News

 

Lawmakers making progress in talks on children's health care

The Hill

 

 

Home Health Care News

Monday, November 27, 2017

 

Wages for Home Care Workers Rise More Slowly Than Demand

Home Health Care News

 

He Raised Drug Prices at Eli Lilly. Can He Lower Them for the U.S.?

New York Times

 

Slumping Medicare margins put hospitals on precarious cliff

Modern Healthcare

 

Unintended consequences: CMS' readmissions program might be harming patients

Modern Healthcare

 

Hospices Aim to Improve Transition Times

Home Health Care News

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

 

HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

 

Humana’s Value-Based Efforts Show Home Health Opportunity

Home Health Care News

 

Medicare, Medicaid And Long-Term Care: Your Questions Answered

Forbes

 

Actuaries Warn Against Eliminating The Individual Mandate

nside Health Policy

 

Good Things Are Happening in the Fight Against Alzheimer’s Disease

Morning Consult

 

Koch Lobbyists and Opus Dei — Who’s Dropping in on Trump Budget Czar Mick Mulvaney?

ProPublica

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

 

Vice News Tackles Home Health Wages in Georgia

Home Health Care News

 

Home (Care) for the Holidays

LI Herald

 

Administration Backs Off Demand That Individual Mandate Repeal Ride With Tax Reform

Inside Health Policy

 

HHS concerned about Medicare's long-term sustainability

Modern Healthcare

 

Alex Azar must commit to ‘righting the ship’ for health care payments

STAT News

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Monday, November 20, 2017

 

Maine's King gets behind GOP-backed rural health proposals

Associated Press

 

Study: Seniors On Medicare Face More Health-Related Financial Barriers Than Those In Other Countries

Inside Health Policy

 

Higher premiums for outpatient coverage for many on Medicare

AP News

 

As GOP Struggles To Find Health Policy Vision, Individual Market Could Become Another Entitlement Program

Inside Health Policy

 

GOP Mum On Medicare Cuts Triggered By Tax Bill, But Pay-Go Waiver Eyed For Year-End Omnibus

Inside Health Policy

 

White House budget director open to removing Obamacare mandate repeal from tax overhaul bill

The Washington Post

 

November is Home Care and Hospice Month

News Press

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Friday, November 17, 2017

 

New Health and Human Services Secretary Would Inherit Troubled Agency

Wall Street Journal

 

Senate Finance Committee approves GOP tax reform plan

Politico Pro

 

Improper Medicare payments drop by nearly $5 billion

Modern Healthcare

 

CMS: Medicare improper payment rate dips below 10%

Fierce Healthcare

 

'Extenders' package would repeal therapy caps, but SNF payment changes may be included

McKnight’s Long Term Care News

 

A new role for first responders: providing in-home health care

STAT News

 

Almost Family and LHC Group to Merge

Home Health Care News

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Thursday, November 16, 2017

 

Ways & Means Reaches Bipartisan Medicare-Extenders Agreement

Inside Health Policy

 

House Panel Seeks to Extend Medicare Pay Provisions

Bloomberg BNA

 

Individual Mandate Repeal Brings Back Health Care Chaos

Inside Health Policy

 

Medicare Advisory Commission Director Leaving Nov. 30

Bloomberg BNA

 

Health Care for Millions at Risk as Tax Writers Look for Revenue

Bloomberg

 

Report: Home health care costs up in Kansas, Missouri

Kansas City Business Journal

 

Study: Home health, assisted living costs are up in Alabama

Birmingham Business Journal

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

 

Home Health Care Industry Gets Reprieve as CMS Cancels Home Health Groupings Model

Home Care Daily

 

Trump Picks Alex Azar for HHS Secretary

Home Health Care News

 

CBO Signals Tax Bill's $1.5 Trillion Deficit Hike Would Trigger Sequestration, $25 Billion Medicare Cut

Inside Health Policy

 

Hatch adds repeal of Obamacare mandate to tax bill

Politico

 

Individual Mandate Repeal Boosts Chances Of Alexander-Murray Deal

Inside Health Policy

 

Health Beat: Old People Deserve To Have Choices Too

Honolulu Civil Beat

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Monday, November 13, 2017

 

Trump nominates Azar as next HHS secretary

Politico

 

Trump Health Agency Challenges Consensus on Reducing Costs

New York Times

 

The Senate GOP tax bill keeps the medical expense tax deduction

Washington Post

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Friday, November 10, 2017

 

King Announces Support for Bipartisan Rural Health Care Bills

WADM-TV

 

House, Senate GOP Keeping Individual Mandate Repeal Out Of Tax Bill For Now

Inside Health Policy

 

Alexander, Murray Say Election Results Show Need To Pass Their Stabilization Bill

Inside Health Policy

 

Senate Still Mulling Repealing Obamacare’s Mandate in Tax Bill

Bloomberg BNA

 

Massachusetts Considers Registry for Home Care Workers

Home Health Care News

 

Advanced remote monitoring system provides real-time care for home care and hospice patients at home

Chillicothe News

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Thursday, November 9, 2017

 

Lawmakers Promise Help to Group Developing Medicare Pay Models

Bloomberg BNA

 

Ex-pharma exec Azar is top choice to run U.S. health agency: sources

Reuters

 

CBO: Repeal Of ACA's Individual Mandate Would Lead To 13 Million More Uninsured

Inside Health Policy

 

Doctor's home healthcare GPS attacks fraud, waste

USA Today

 

Woman Defrauded Out of More Than $200G by Man Posing as Home Health Care Aide

Home Care Daily

 

Home Health Media Clips

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

 

CMS Cancels Home Health Groupings Model, $950M Reimbursement Cut

RevCycleIntelligence

*PQHH, NAHC, ElevatingHOME statement mentioned

 

Predicting The Fastest-Growing Jobs Of The Future

Forbes

 

Telemedicine Groups See House-Passed VA Measure as Model

Bloomberg BNA

 

Home Health Company Loses Appeal of $4.1M Medicare Overpayment

Bloomberg BNA

 

Missouri senators still want special session for in-home health care — but time is running out

St. Louis Public Radio

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

 

OMB Reviews Rule To Shrink CCJR, Cancel Other Mandatory Demos

Inside Health Policy

 

Witnesses to Testify on Success of Medicare Payment Models

Bloomberg BNA

 

Individual Mandate Repeal May Be Sticking Point In Tax Bill

Inside Health Policy

 

Telemanagement helps trim readmissions from facilities

McKnights Long Term Care

 

Transition program helping patients avoid the nursing home, find a real home

Pittsburgh Post Gazette

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Monday, November 6, 2017

 

Letter to the editor: Senior home health care in danger

Tulsa World

 

Letter: Proposed Medicare model could imperil access to home health

The Salt Lake Tribune

 

A day in the life of a home health aide

The Lewiston Tribune

 

Using tax legislation to overhaul Obamacare still ‘being discussed,’ Ryan says

Washington Post

 

Tax Reform: A Back Door To Killing Health Care, Medicare, And More

Forbes

 

Illinois Law Holds Providers, Hospitals Under Stricter Accountability

Home Health Care News

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Friday, November 3, 2017

 

CMS scrubs plan for home health groupings model

Healthcare Dive

 

Rep. Abraham, colleagues save Medicare 'house calls'

Shreveport Times

 

CMS issues final rule for home health agencies serving Medicare beneficiaries

The Fly

 

Bundled Payment Report Illustrates Increased Demand for Home Health

Home Health Care News

 

Physician Fee Rule Expands Medicare Telehealth, Relies On RUC Recommendations

Inside Health Policy

 

House Passes Legislation To Repeal Independent Payment Advisory Board

Inside Health Policy

 

House Votes to Repeal Medicare Cost-Cutting Panel 

Bloomberg BNA

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Thursday, November 2, 2017

 

Nation's Home Health Leaders Commend CMS for Not Finalizing Home Health Groupings Model in Final HHPPS Rule

PR Newswire – Statement from PQHH, NAHC & ElevatingHOME

 

CMS Backs Away From Changes To Home Health Pay System

Inside Health Policy

 

CMS Finalizes Home Health Payment Rule Without HHGM

Home Health Care News

 

CMS cancels planned home health pay model

Modern Healthcare

 

Medicare Trims Pay to Home Health Agencies, Drops Proposal

Bloomberg BNA

 

Medicare Spends More on Seniors With Highest Needs

Home Health Care News

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

 

New Medicare Payment Model Puts People Who Need Home Care in Jeopardy

Morning Consult

*HHGM OpEd

 

Industry Warns of Unintended Impact of Home Health Cuts

Bloomberg BNA

*HHGM article

 

Medicare Proposal Urges ‘Drastic’ Cut In Home Health Funding

New Jersey Spotlight

*HHGM article

 

More Than Half Of ACOs In Shared Savings Program Cut Medicare Spending; 31% Get Bonuses

Inside Health Policy

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

 

Bipartisan Group Of House Lawmakers Ask HHS, CMS To Scrap Home Health Cuts In Final Rule

Inside Health Policy

*HHGM House Letter

 

Short-Term Medicare Pay Provisions Up Next for Senate Panel

Bloomberg BNA

 

Senate considers Medicare, HHS extenders: 7 things to know

Becker’s Hospital Review

 

CMS To Streamline Quality Measures, Refocus Reporting On Outcomes

Inside Health Policy

 

GOP Senator Floats Using Tax Bill to Repeal Obamacare’s Individual Mandate

Bloomberg

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Monday, October 30, 2017

 

Reps. Sewell and Abraham Lead Letter to Protect Home Health Provider Payments

Sewell.hose.gov

 

Proposal to Withdraw Groupings Model Hits Congressional Committee

Home Health Care News

 

Reform Medicare, Don’t Cut Necessary Benefits

Townhall

 

Draft of CoP Interpretive Guidelines Released

Home Health Care News

 

Demand For Senior Home Care Grows, But Its Pay Remains Low

WBUR (Mass.)

 

As House Set To Vote, CBO Estimates IPAB Repeal Would Cost $17.5B Over 10 Years

Inside Health Policy

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Friday, October 27, 2017

 

Senate Finance Draft Extender Legislation Tweaks Low-Volume Hospital Program, Home-Health Rural Add-On

Inside Health Policy

 

House, Senate Panels Reach Medicare Deal on Therapy Limits

Bloomberg BNA

 

Lawmakers Unveil Bipartisan, Bicameral Policy To Repeal Therapy Caps

Inside Health Policy

 

House to Vote on Children’s Health, Medicare Bills Next Week

Bloomberg BNA

 

CMS wants docs to spend more time on patients, less on paperwork

Modern Healthcare

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Thursday, October 26, 2017

 

Home health, hospice mergers and acquisitions slow

Healthcare Finance News

 

Federal judge refuses to order the Trump administration to resume ACA payments

Washington Post

 

CBO: Alexander-Murray Bill Would Save Federal Government $3.8 Billion

Inside Health Policy

 

Long-term Care: Investing in Models That Work

The JAMA Forum

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

 

Untested proposal will cut Medicare and hurt seniors

The Hill

*HHGM Op-ed by Dr. Steve Landers

 

Letter: CMS needs to protect Medicare home health care

Tri-City Herald (WA)

*HHGM LTE

 

Budgeting For Medicare And Choosing A Medicare Supplement Plan

Forbes

 

Hatch, Brady Push Bill To Fund CSRs, Pause ACA Mandates, Boost HSAs

Inside Health Policy

 

Trump’s Senate Meeting Leaves GOP Debate Over Alexander-Murray Unresolved

Inside Health Policy

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

 

The Hidden Rate Cut Inside HHGM

Home Health Care News

 

Home Health Provider, Owner Must Pay $2M for Medicaid Fraud

Bloomberg BNA

 

Judge skeptical of need to reinstate Trump health care cuts

Associated Press

 

The importance of home health data to SNF administrators

McKnights

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Monday, October 23, 2017

 

In jeopardy

Reno.com

*HHGM Letter

 

With No Guidance, Another CoP Delay Could Be Coming

Home Health Care News

 

Purported White House Memo Lists Policy Priorities For Medicare, Medicaid

Inside Health Policy

 

McConnell Signals Willingness to Hold Vote on Health Deal if Trump Approves

The New York Times

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Friday, October 20, 2017

 

Withdraw proposed Home Health Groupings Model

Hickory Record (NC)

*HHGM Letter

 

Senate votes to permit $1.5T in tax cuts

POLITICO

 

GOP Conservatives, White House Push For Changes To Alexander-Murray Deal

Inside Health Policy

 

Rural Hospice That Spurns Federal Funds Has Offered Free Care for 40 Years

NPR

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Thursday, October 19, 2017

 

Seniors’ access to home health care at risk

The Maui News (Hawaii)

*HHGM Letter

 

Fix – don’t scrap – Medicare payment model

Suffolk News Herald (Virginia)

*HHGM Letter

 

Source: Former Lilly President, HHS Veteran, ACA Critic Interviewed For HHS Secretary

Inside Health Policy

 

Alexander-Murray Deal Faces Uncertain Path

Inside Health Policy

 

Home Care Becoming an Alternative to Hospitals for Proper Care and Treatment

Home Care Daily

 

How Medicare rewards over-diagnosis

The Hill

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

 

Home Health Groupings Model Has a 50/50 Chance

Home Health Care News

* NAHC Quoted

 

Trump leaning toward former pharma exec for health secretary

Politico

 

Details Of Market Stabilization Agreement Emerge

Inside Health Policy

 

Avalere Says CSR Loss Deals $1B Blow To Issuers; Dems Demand Docs From HHS, WH

Inside Health Policy

 

Another last-ditch effort to tackle Obamacare stalls within hours of its release

Washington Post

 

Telemedicine Reimbursement Laws Challenge Insurers and Providers Alike

Bloomberg BNA

 

Home Health May Help Keep People More Actively Engaged in Their Care

Home Care Daily

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

 

Plan bad for seniors

Fayetteville Observer (NC)

*HHGM Letter

 

Trump said to want bipartisan Senate Obamacare deal

Politico

 

Trump Pushes Short-Term Market Fix After Ending Cost-Sharing Reduction Payments

Inside Health Policy

 

Price’s Resignation Won’t Save Mandatory Bundled Payments

Bloomberg BNA

 

Price Tag Stymies Repeal of Medicare Cost-Cutting Panel

Bloomberg BNA

 

In-Home Depression Treatment May Lower Hospitalization Risks

Home Health Care News

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Monday, October 16, 2017

 

Jeopardizing access

Longview News Journal (Texas)

*HHGM Letter

 

Letter: Jeopardizing access to home health

Times Record News (Texas)

*HHGM Letter

 

Veterans Affairs Head Interviews for Health and Human Services Post

Wall Street Journal

 

Spotlight Returns To Bipartisan Stabilization Talks After Trump Abruptly Ends CSR Payments

Inside Health Policy

 

Democratic Attorneys General Suit Argues Administration Legally Required To Pay Cost-Sharing Subsidies

Inside Health Policy

 

Pro-Trump states most affected by his health care decision

Associated Press

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Friday, October 13, 2017

 

Seniors Jeopardized

Sun Gazette (Pennsylvania)

*HHGM LTE

House Lawmakers Push Bill for More In-Home Medicare Coverage

Home Health Care News

 

Home Health Care Spending Growth Outpaced All Other Sectors

Home Health Care News

 

Trump to End Subsidies to Health Insurers 

Wall Street Journal

 

Trump to end key ACA subsidies, a move that will threaten the law’s marketplaces

Washington Post

 

Trump Signs Order Calling For Association Health Plans, Longer-Duration Short-Term Plans, HRAs

Inside Health Policy

 

Health Industry Likes Idea of Congress, Medicare Cutting Red Tape

Bloomberg BNA

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Thursday, October 12, 2017

 

Letter: Home health at risk

Salisbury Post (NC)

*HHGM LTE

 

​Breaking down the growth in health care spending

Axios

 

Seniors Face More Risks by Refusing Home Care Following a Hospital Stay

Home Care Magazine

 

In Start to Unwinding the Health Law, Trump to Ease Insurance Rules

Wall Street Journal

 

Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Home health providers raise alarm over proposed payment changes
Vermont Digger
*HHGM

Trump Names Hargan as Acting Health and Human Services Secretary
Bloomberg 

Food and drug chief Gottlieb skirts health secretary talk, says most effective at FDA
Reuters

Cigna Hit With Lawsuit Over Home Health-Care Service Charges
Bloomberg BNA 

Trump's Planned Executive Order On Association Health Plans Could Take Time To Implement, Face Legal Challenge
Inside Health Policy

 

Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, October 10, 2017

To find Medicare savings, there’s a lot we can learn from home health
The Hill - Op-Ed by Sen. John Breaux

HHGM Bill Would Delay But Not Halt Massive Medicare Cuts
Home Health Care News

Income Level, Race Tied to Worse Home Health Outcomes
Home Health Care News 

Hatch Asks CMS To Share Stakeholder Feedback On Cutting Medicare 'Red Tape'
Inside Health Policy

Regulatory Impact Of CSR Uncertainty Still To Come; States Have No Official Guidance From CMS
Inside Health Policy

Where "repeal and replace" rhetoric goes from here
Axios

Trump could make waves with health care order
The Hill

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Friday, October 6, 2017

 

Trump Slows Efforts to Cut Health-Care Costs

Bloomberg BNA

 

House Panel Tees Up Medicare, Children's Health Bills

Bloomberg BNA

 

MedPAC urges repeal of MIPS

Modern Healthcare

 

Salaries Are Climbing for Home Health Therapists

Home Health Care News

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Thursday, October 5, 2017

 

Letter: Proposal could jeopardize access to home health

Brattleboro Reformer  (Vermont)

HHGM LTE

 

Georgia Lawmakers Ask HHS with Withdraw Home Health Groupings Model

Home Care Magazine

PQHH Statement

 

Deregulation Is ‘Working,’ White House Regulatory Chief Says

Bloomberg BNA

 

House Ways & Means Passes IPAB Repeal Bill

Inside Health Policy

 

House Panel Votes to Repeal Medicare Advisory Board

Bloomberg BNA

 

Extend Relaxed Medicare Doc Pay Rules, Groups Tell Congress

Bloomberg BNA

 

Better Medicare For Those With Chronic Disease

Forbes

 

Best Buy Tests Home Care Monitoring Technology

Home Health Care News

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

 

Fix home health payment model

New Jersey Herald

* HHGM LTE

 

Democrats: Senate budget cuts nearly $500B from Medicare

Politico

 

Scott Gottlieb rocketed to the top of FDA. He may keep rising

STAT News

 

Many Americans unprepared as long-term care costs surge

The Philadelphia Tribune

 

Ways & Means, E&C To Mark Up IPAB Repeal Bill Wednesday

Inside Health Policy

 

How Home Health Agencies Can Achieve Defensible Documentation

Home Health Care News

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

 

Trump Administration to Continue March Toward Deregulation

Bloomberg BNA

 

No Clear Timeline For Stabilization Deal As States Move To Address Rate Hikes

Inside Health Policy

 

Senators Focus On Telehealth Broadband Access; Providers Want Payment

Inside Health Policy

 

Growing older is getting costlier

Chicago Tribune

 

Millennials Are Key to Solving Looming Nursing Shortage

Home Health Care News

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Monday, October 2, 2017

 

HHGM proposal should be withdrawn

Times Daily (Alabama)

HHGM LTE

 

Letter: Senior home health access threatened

Moscow Pullman Daly News (Idaho)

HHGM LTE

After Price Resigns, Wright Tapped Acting Chief As White House Pressed To Stabilize Markets

Inside Health Policy

 

Speculation heats up over Price's replacement

Axios

 

Trump’s Next Move on Health Care? Choice for Secretary May Offer Clue

New York Times

 

2018 Budget Resolution Keeps Door Open For ACA Repeal-Replace

Inside Health Policy

 

Senior medicine: When ‘more’ isn’t better

Politico

 

 

 


 
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