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Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, April 15, 2021
 
Biden, Congress Extend Medicare Sequestration Holiday Through 2021
Home Health Care News

PQHH Quoted
 
Medicare sequestration moratorium officially extended
McKnight’s Senior Living

PQHH Quoted
 
Biden Signs Extension That Puts Off Medicare Funding Cuts
Kaiser Health News

PQHH Mentioned
 
What Medicare Advantage Plans Want From Home-Based Care Providers
Home Health Care News
 
Coalition Urges CMS to Rethink Medicare Prior Authorization Growth
RevCycleIntelligence
 
How Health Care Leaders Can Support Their Frontline Workers
Scientific American


Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, April 14, 2021
 
Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare Commends U.S. House for Extending Moratorium on Medicare Sequestration Cuts
PQHH Statement
 
Bill delaying Medicare cuts heads to Biden's desk after House passage
Modern Healthcare
 
House Passes Extension Of Medicare Sequester Moratorium
Inside Health Policy
 
Biden faces pressure from Pelosi, Sanders over whether to double down on Obamacare or expand Medicare
Washington Post
 
Long-term care providers concerned by effects of J&J COVID-19 vaccine pause
Modern Healthcare
 
Long-Term Care Expert David Grabowski: Home-Based Care Versus Nursing Homes Is a ‘False Dichotomy’
Home Health Care News
 
‘There Is Not An Easy Solution’: How to Modernize Home- and Community-Based Services
Home Health Care News 
 
Fixing Nursing Homes: A Fleeting Opportunity
Health Affairs


Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, April 13, 2021
 
Roads, bridges ... and caregivers? Why Biden is pushing a 'radical shift' to redefine infrastructure
USA Today
 
7.4M Direct Care Jobs Will Need to Be Filled by 2029, with Most in Home Care
Home Health Care News
 
CMS Restarts Nursing Home Advance Notice, Keeps Aide Training Waiver
Inside Health Policy
 
NIH aims to address COVID testing disparities in underserved communities
Modern Healthcare
 
UnitedHealth study: Medicare Advantage members spend 40% less per year than fee-for-service beneficiaries
Fierce Healthcare
 
Vaccinations Lag for Home Health Workers
Pew
 
How, and Why, to Build a Wound Program of Excellence
Home Health Care News


Home Health Media Clips
Monday, April 12, 2021
 
Biden Seeks More Funding For HCBS, Opioid Crisis, Rural Health
Inside Health Policy
 
White House budget proposes billions of dollars for cancer research, opioid crisis response
Modern Healthcare
 
3 major health items included in Biden's budget request
Fierce Healthcare
 
CMS Restarts Nursing Home Advance Notice, Keeps Aide Training Waiver
Inside Health Policy
 
UPDATED Coronavirus tracker: Americans' opinions about telehealth have changed due to COVID-19, survey finds
Fierce Healthcare
 
‘Better Systems, Better Controls and a Digitized Industry’: Analyzing PE’s Impact on Home-Based Care
Home Health Care News
 
VNSNY, Contessa Join Amazon-Backed Home Health Coalition
Home Health Care News


Home Health Media Clips
Friday, April 9, 2021
 
What's In Biden's $400 Billion Plan To Support Families' Long-Term Health Needs
NPR
 
CMS wants to bump pay for hospices, SNFs next year
Modern Healthcare
 
CMS Adds COVID-19 Vaccinations, HAI, Equity To SNF Quality Reporting
Inside Health Policy
 
CMS Proposes Hospice Payment And Cap Increase
Inside Health Policy
 
Former CMMI Director Boehler Launches Investment Firm — With a Major Home Health Endorsement
Home Health Care News


Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, April 8, 2021
 
Biden Plans to Release Initial 2022 U.S. Budget Outline Friday
Bloomberg
 
‘There Are Still Many Questions Unanswered’: Home Care Providers Seek Clarity on American Rescue Plan
Home Health Care News
 
How strong relationships and a focused strategy can influence policy
Modern Healthcare
 
Over 50% of Assisted Living, Nursing Home Workers Report Burnout; 24% Say They Had Covid-19
Senior Housing News
 
Why Joe Biden’s Economic Plan Includes Home Health Care, Not Just Roads And Bridges
HuffPost


Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, April 7, 2021
 

Health Care in the Home: An Idea Whose Time Has Come
Morning Consult

Three-quarters of home care workers not yet vaccinated, new industry survey finds
McKnight’s Senior Living
 
Hospitals push Congress for infrastructure funding
Modern Healthcare
 
Population health still at odds with fee-for-service
Modern Healthcare
 
Front-line workers want more assistance after a year of COVID-19
Modern Healthcare
 
MedPAC: Transparency Of Health Care Ownership Should Be Examined
Inside Health Policy
 
Study finds low prevalence of advance care planning among Medicare beneficiaries
Fierce Healthcare
 
AMA Lobbies CMS to Extend Medicare Coverage for Audio-Only Telehealth
mHealthIntelligence
 
Lawmakers: Nursing home care reform is needed
Sun Gazette (Penn.)


Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, April 6, 2021
 
America’s Home Care Infrastructure Is Crumbling. Here’s How to Fix It.
Home Health Care News
 
Providers begin to mandate COVID-19 vaccine for workers
Modern Healthcare
 
CMS Starts Recouping Accelerated, Advance Medicare Payments
Recycle Intelligence
 
CMS Pauses Claim Payments Until Congress Passes Sequester Fix
Health Leaders Media 


Home Health Media Clips
Monday, April 5, 2021
 
LeadingAge: Make HCBS Medicaid Match Permanent In Infrastructure Bill
Inside Health Policy
 
MedPAC Approves Recommendation To Overhaul SNF Reward System
Inside Health Policy
 
Private equity could increase long-term Medicare spending, MedPAC says
Modern Healthcare 

PACE Providers Shift Services Toward the Home Amid Nation’s Long-Term Care Overhaul
Home Health Care News
 
The SEIU as ‘Infrastructure’
Wall Street Journal


Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, April 1, 2021
 
Anticipating congressional action, CMS gives home care providers break on scheduled sequestration
McKnight’s Senior Living
 
Biden Jobs Plan Would Invest Billions In Care Economy, Grow Home Care
Inside Health Policy
 
Biden Seeks to Bolster Home Health Care in Infrastructure Plan
Bloomberg
 
New Biden Plan Would Boost Home Care, Transportation, Broadband
AARP
 
Home Care Operators Waiting for Clarity on Proposal to Boost Pay to 112% of Minimum Wage
Home Health Care News
 
Home-Based Care Agencies in Race with COVID-19 Variants, as Workers and Clients Continue Getting Vaccinated
Home Health Care News 


Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, March 31, 2021
 
Biden Jobs Plan Would Invest Billions In Care Economy, Grow Home Care
Inside Health Policy
 
CMS Holds Claims With Expectation Congress Will Avert Sequester Cuts
Inside Health Policy
 
What Home Health Providers Need to Know About Medicare Loan Recoupment
Home Health Care News
 
Here are the payment models the Biden administration has pulled for review or delayed
Fierce Healthcare
 
BMA: Medicare Advantage beneficiaries save more money on out-of-pocket costs than Medicare fee-for-service
Fierce Healthcare
 
Democrats Look at Lowering Medicare Eligibility Age in Healthcare Package
Wall Street Journal
 
To attract home care employees, treat them like healthcare workers, expert says
McKnight’s Senior Living


Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, March 30, 2021
 
‘A Key Piece of the Puzzle’: Setting the Record Straight on Medicare Sequestration
Home Health Care News

PQHH Quoted
 
3 Key Questions That Impact Home-based Care Providers in Hospital-at-Home
Home Health Care News
 
Physicians Say More Provider Relief Should Go In Infrastructure Package
Inside Health Policy
 
Senate passes bill to avoid Medicare 2 percent payment cut
Medical Economics
 
Hospitals look to build new relationships during vaccine rollout
Modern Healthcare


Home Health Media Clips
Monday, March 29, 2021
 
How Home Health Agencies Can Optimize Outcomes, Avoid LUPAs Under PDGM’s 30-Day Billing Periods
Home Health Care News
 
Hospital-at-Home Holdouts: Why In-Home Acute Care Isn’t for the Faint of Heart
Home Health Care News
 
Community-Based Palliative Care Benefit Could Shake Up the Home Health Market
Home Health Care News
 
COVID-19 law sparks dialogue on nursing home alternatives
Modern Healthcare
 
What Covid-19 Taught Us About Telemedicine
Wall Street Journal


Home Health Media Clips
Friday, March 26, 2021
 
Senate extends moratorium on home health Medicare cuts
McKnight’s Senior Living

*PQHH Quoted
 
Delay of Medicare sequester cuts passed by Senate
Modern Healthcare
 
Senate Passes An Extension Of The Medicare Sequester Moratorium
Inside Health Policy
 
Senate passes bill heading off Medicare cuts
The Hill
 
House Hearing Slams Private Equity’s ‘Troubling’ Expansion into Health Care
Home Health Care News 
 
House introduces bill to expand coverage of audio-only telehealth to MA plans
Fierce Healthcare
 
LHC Group Invests $20M in UL Lafayette’s College of Nursing and Allied Health Professions
Home Health Care News
 
LHC Group donates $20 million to UL College of Nursing; largest gift in school history
The Advocate
 
A new crisis for home care: employee burnout
McKnight’s Senior Living


Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, March 25, 2021
 
Senate to vote this week on Medicare sequester cuts moratorium
Healthcare Finance News
 
Senate to vote this week on pause to 2% Medicare sequester cuts
Modern Healthcare
 
State Bill Aiding Unionization in Home-Based Care Could ‘Set a Precedent’ Nationwide
Home Health Care News
 
Why Boosting Home Care Wages Now Could Offset Labor Losses Later
Home Health Care News
 
Make COVID-19 vaccinations mandatory for nursing home health care workers
USA Today 


Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, March 24, 2021
 
Senate reaches deal to extend Medicare pay bump for health care providers through 2021
STAT News 
 
Providers expect Senate will avert 2% Medicare sequester cuts this week
Modern Healthcare
 
AHA: Senate to vote this week to extend moratorium on Medicare sequester cuts
Fierce Healthcare
 
AHA Wants CMS To Hold Medicare Claims Until Sequester Cuts Averted
Inside Health Care
 
CMS Invites Stakeholders To Discuss Guidance On HCBS Pay Bump
Inside Health Policy
 
Inside the scramble to bring Covid-19 vaccines to homebound Americans
STAT News


Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, March 23, 2021
 
With Time Running Out, House Passes Medicare Sequestration Bill
Home Health Care News

*PQHH Quoted
 
HHS pauses rule to review and eliminate old regulations
Modern Healthcare
 
Help for home health? Due date approaching for repayment of COVID-19 loans
McKight’s Senior Living
 
‘We’re Rebuilding the Whole Delivery System’: Why Amazon Is Betting Big on Home-Based Care
Home Health Care News
 
New Medicare for All Bill Gets Support of Some Docs, Nurses
MedScape
 
Biden Team Prepares $3 Trillion in New Spending for the Economy
New York Times


Home Health Media Clips
Monday, March 22, 2021
 
Home care providers one step closer to securing moratorium on Medicare cuts
McKnight’s Senior Living

*PQHH & NAHC Quoted
 
House passes bill to grant nine-month extension to a moratorium on Medicare payment sequester cuts
Fierce Healthcare


Home Health Media Clips
Friday, March 19, 2021
 
Xavier Becerra Confirmed as HHS Secretary
Home Health Care News
 
Becerra squeaks through confirmation vote to become HHS secretary
Washington Post
 
Senate narrowly confirms Becerra as HHS secretary
Modern Healthcare 
 
Becerra Confirmed To Lead HHS, Faces Full Agenda
Inside Health Policy
 
Private Equity, Staffing Called Out At Senate Hearing On Nursing Homes
Inside Health Policy
 
Healthcare companies vie for advanced practice practitioners
Modern Healthcare
 
The Home Health Workforce Has Shrunk by 3.1% Since the Pandemic Started
Home Health Care News
 
More than half of seniors haven’t been vaccinated, home care survey finds
McKnight’s Senior Living


Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, March 18, 2021
 
SNF-at-Home Concept Earning ‘Very Positive Feedback’ in Congress, Among Special Interest Groups
Home Health Care News
 
Collins, Shaheen Go to Bat for Home Health Providers in the Senate
Home Health Care News
 
Senate Advances Becerra Confirmation 50-49
Inside Health Policy
 
Progressive Democrats Revive Medicare-for-All Campaign
Bloomberg
 
House Dems Reintroduce Medicare For All
Inside Health Policy
 
Backed by Amazon Care and Intermountain, a new coalition lobbies for policy changes around at-home care
Stat News
 
Amazon Care reportedly to launch telehealth offering in all 50 states
McKnight’s Senior Living
 
Amazon Health and Others Form Group to Push for More At-Home Care
Managed Healthcare Executive
 
OSHA’s Virus Protection Program Could Put Home Health Agencies Under the Microscope
Home Health Care News 


Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, March 17, 2021
 
Congress Urged to Stop Pending Medicare Payment Cuts
MedPage Today
 
RWJF: How policymakers can build on $1.9T COVID bill to boost coverage access
Fierce Healthcare
 
COVID-19 offers lessons on how to prepare for the next public health disaster
Modern Healthcare
 
CMS Increases Vaccine Reimbursement for Home Health Providers, Others
Home Health Care News
 
Home Health Profit Margins Projected to Remain Strong in 2021
Home Health Care News 
 
Analysis: The Trump Health Care Policies That Deserve to Stick Around
Kaiser Health News
 
Democrats treading lightly on Biden’s next big health care promise
Politico


Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, March 16, 2021
 
House to vote later this week on bill to delay Medicare sequestration payment cuts
Fierce Healthcare 
 
CMS boosts reimbursement for administering COVID-19 vaccinations
Modern Healthcare
 
Medicare Nearly Doubles Pay For Administering COVID-19 Vaccines
Inside Health Policy
 
MedPAC: Continue Telehealth Temporarily After PHE To Collect Data
Inside Health Policy
 
MedPAC cautious on permanent telehealth expansion
Modern Healthcare
 
Nursing Homes’ Reform Agenda Includes Higher FMAP, Better Oversight
Inside Health Policy
 
CMS Could Target LUPAs, Functional Impairment in Future PDGM Adjustments
Home Health Care News


Home Health Media Clips
Monday, March 15, 2021
 
New Coalition Will Push For Expanded Home-Based Health Policies
Inside Health Policy
 
Stakeholders Say Senate GOP Not In Favor Of Waiver To Avert Sequester
Inside Health Policy
 
Clinical Leaders Sound Off on Home Health Care’s Biggest Challenges
Home Health Care News 
 
House to Consider Bill Blocking Mandatory Cuts to Medicare
Home Health Care News
 
House expected to vote to delay start of Medicare sequester
McKnight’s Senior Living 
 
New Bill Seeks to Extend Medicare Sequester Moratorium
RevCycleIntelligence



Home Health Media Clips
Friday, March 12, 2021
 
House to vote on pause to Medicare sequester cuts
Modern Healthcare
 
Lobbyists Expect House To Act On Medicare Sequester Bill Next Week
Inside Health Policy
 
Biden Admin: All Adults Will Be Eligible For COVID-19 Vaccine By May 1
Inside Health Policy
 
Medicare model not right for all, some analysts argue
Modern Healthcare
 
OIG Sets Guidelines for Hospitals Referring to Home Health Providers
Home Health Care News
 
With increasing demand comes growing pains for home health, healthcare consultant writes
McKnight’s Senior Living 

Advocates say at-risk people receiving at-home care need vaccines, too
Alabama Political Reporter


Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, March 11, 2021
 
Senior Aide: House Will Take Up Medicare Sequester Moratorium Soon
Inside Health Policy
 
House Passes $1.9 Trillion American Rescue Plan, Securing Relief for Home-Based Care
Providers
Home Health Care News
 
House passes COVID-19 relief package with premium assistance, rural health funding
Modern Healthcare
 
CMS loosens nursing home visitation guidance to allow indoor visits and hugs
Modern Healthcare
 
The shift to home care: Another new normal resulting from Covid-19
MedCity News


Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, March 10, 2020
 
What providers and insurers can expect from the latest COVID-19 relief bill
Modern Healthcare 

MedPAC Supports New Reward System For SNFs, But Concerns Linger
Inside Health Policy
 
As vaccine efforts ramp up, payers gear up to combat members' hesitancy
Fierce Healthcare
 
‘This Is What Patients Want’: Home-Based Care Model Lowers Total Cost of Care by 44%
Home Health Care News
 
Home care providers praise 10% increase in FMAP in stimulus package
McKnight’s Senior Living



Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, March 9, 2021 
 
$1.9T Stimulus Bill Now Includes 10% Payment Boost for Home- and Community-Based Services
Home Health Care News
 
Highlights of the $1.9T COVID bill nearing final passage
Modern Healthcare
 
E&C, DOJ Seek To Balance Telehealth Value With Fraud, Overuse Worries
Inside Health Policy
 
Insurers see traditional Medicare hold steady despite Advantage growth
Modern Healthcare
 
Industry Voices—At-home screening could save us from a mounting, multibillion-dollar problem
Fierce Healthcare
 
Pandemic-Driven Home Health Shifts Trigger Therapy Layoffs, Nursing Home Strategy Changes
Skilled Nursing News
 
How the pandemic has hurt medically fragile families
TODAY

 

Home Health Media Clips
Monday, March 8, 2021
 
MedPAC: New MA Benchmarks Could Share Savings With Government
Inside Health Policy
 
MedPAC likely to recommend an effective cut in Medicare Advantage spending
Modern Healthcare
 
74% of Referral Sources Prefer Home-Based Care Providers That Meet Interoperability Standards
Home Health Care News
 
Therapy’s Future Under Patient-Driven Groupings Model Unclear Due to COVID-19 Chaos
Home Health Care News 
 
Home Health Giants Double Down on Diversion, as Nursing Home Numbers Normalize
Home Health Care News
 
78% of nursing home referral partners would switch allegiances for this key offering
McKnight’s Senior Care


Home Health Media Clips
Friday, March 5, 2021
 
Senate Aligns With House, Proposes $500M For FDA’s COVID-19 Efforts
Inside Health Policy
 
MedPAC Weighs Recommending CMS Cut Back Its Portfolio Of Demos
Inside Health Policy
 
MedPAC likely to recommend CMS simplify alternative payment models
Modern Healthcare
 
Amazon Care, Intermountain form coalition to push for CMS home care reimbursement changes
Fierce Healthcare
 
AMA: Medicare physician service spending declined $9.4B in first half of 2020
Fierce Healthcare
 
Why Home Health is Going Virtual with Direct Care Staff Competency Training
Home Health Care News


Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, March 4, 2021
 
2% Cut to Home Health Agencies, Other Medicare Providers Nearing Unwanted Return
Home Health Care News
 
Amazon Joins Home-Based Care Providers to Advocate for Better Health Care Policy
Home Health Care News
 
Intermountain, Ascension push for permanent CMS home care reimbursement changes
Modern Healthcare
 
New Coalition to Push Telehealth, RPM as a Mainstay for Home Care
mHealthIntelligence
 
Senate Stimulus Amendment Sends Rural Providers $8.5 Billion In Relief
Inside Health Policy
 
Insurers Aim To Get 2 Million Vulnerable Seniors COVID-19 Vaccines
Inside Health Policy
 
Becerra's nomination to lead HHS advances to Senate floor but without any GOP support
Fierce Healthcare
 
DispatchHealth brings in $200M to scale up in-home medical care
Fierce Healthcare


Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, March 3, 2021
 
NAHC Receives Clarification on CMS Policies for Home Health Agencies
Home Care Magazine 

Providers Call For Transparency After Provider Relief Funds Siphoned
Inside Health Policy
 
House health leader calls for permanent Medicare telehealth expansions
Fierce Healthcare
 
House health panel chair says it's time to make Medicare telehealth permanent
Modern Healthcare
 
Pandemic raises questions about impact of Medicare pay restructuring in long-term care
Modern Healthcare
 
Staying put surprise: Burnout among home care workers falls by 12% during pandemic, survey finds
McKights Senior Living


Home Health Media Clips
Friday, February 26, 2021
 
Confusion Abounds On How Much Remains In The Provider Relief Fund
Inside Health Policy
 
Biden’s Virus Relief Plan Threatens to Trigger Medicare Cuts
Bloomberg 

House set to approve Biden’s $1.9 trillion stimulus package, send bill to the Senate
CNBC
 
Top Senate Official Disqualifies Minimum Wage From Stimulus Plan
The New York Times
 
The rise of home health
McKnight’s Senior Living
 
Rural Access to Home Health Services, PACE Among Lawmakers’ Future Spending Priorities
Home Health Care News
 
Senate advances paid sick leave bill for home health aides after removing other essential workers originally included
Richmond Times Dispatch


Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, February 25, 2021
 
Becerra confirmation starting to look more likely
Modern Healthcare
 
Becerra Pledges To Set Ideology Aside, Follow Law, Biden’s Agenda
Inside Health Policy
 
NAHC’s Dombi: Home Care Opportunities Are on the Rise, Despite Ongoing Operational Challenges
Home Health Care News
 
Is The Shift  Of Medicaid Long-Term Care From Nursing Facilities To Home About To Accelerate?
Forbes
 
How a New Federal Minimum Wage Could Affect Home Health
Home Care Magazine


Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
 
Becerra Weighs In On COVID-19 PHE’s Duration, Medicare Buy-In
Inside Health Policy
 
Becerra supports access to care, provider funding during confirmation hearing
Modern Healthcare
 
White House promises vaccine help as states rush to catch up
Modern Healthcare
 
OIG Ramps Up Home Health Oversight
Home Health Care News 


Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, February 23, 2021
 
GOP working to block Biden’s health care pick; Dems unfazed
Associated Press
 
CMA To Nursing Homes: Hike Staffing, Safety Measures To Fight COVID-19
Inside Health Policy
 
Fate Of COVID-19 Waivers After PHE Uncertain Under Brooks-LaSure
Inside Health Policy
 
Will COVID-19 be the catalyst for creating a more sustainable healthcare system?
Modern Healthcare
 
Report: Obama administration veteran Fowler tapped to head CMMI
Fierce Healthcare
 
As Nursing Homes Lose Patients to Home Health During COVID, Past Shifts Show Path Forward
Skilled Nursing News
 
Thanks to Home Care Providers, Telehealth Is Turning into a $250B Industry
Home Health Care News
 
Home health care workers struggle to get COVID-19 vaccine
WFLX (Fla.)
 
Home health is among industries with greatest entry-level job opportunities, study finds
McKnight’s Senior Living


Home Health Media Clips
Monday, February 22, 2021
 
Where nominated CMS administrator Brooks-LaSure stands on 4 key issues
Modern Healthcare
 
Brooks-LaSure Would Bring Exchange Policy Chops To CMS
Inside Health Policy
 
Dems prepare for party-line House vote on Biden's pandemic aid bill
Politico
 
CVS Health Building ‘Home Health Hub’ to Better Care for Seniors
Home Health Care News 
 
Too soon to crown home care as permanent solution over SNFs, executives say
McKnight’s Long Term Care


Home Health Media Clips
Friday, February 19, 2021
 
Against All Odds, Home Health Care Helped Bend 2020’s Cost Curve
Home Health Care News

*PQHH QUOTED
 
7.35% Medicaid Boost Critical for Supporting America’s ‘Fragile’ Home-Based Care Infrastructure, Senators Argue
Home Health Care News 
 
Texas home care workers face challenges to provide care during winter storm
Modern Healthcare
 
Vaccination coordination: A new role for home health
Vermont Biz 

About 2,000 Wyoming seniors at risk of losing home health services as cuts loom
Oil City News
 
Biden's pick to head CMS would be first Black woman to hold post
Modern Healthcare


Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, February 18, 2021
 
Senate Finance Will Hold Becerra Confirmation Hearing Feb. 24
Inside Health Policy
 
Biden picks another Obama veteran to oversee Medicare, Medicaid
Washington Post
 
WH Will Invest $1.6B In COVID-19 Testing, Says More Funding Needed
Inside Health Policy
 
New Report Details COVID-19’s Devastating Impact on Home Care Finances, Staffing Levels
Home Health Care News
 
Home Health Experts Offer Update on Transition to No-Pay RAPs
Home Health Care News
 
Senate Democrats Map Way to Bypass GOP With Health-Coverage Bill
Bloomberg 

I’m a home care worker, and we need Biden’s plan that invests in us | Column
Tampa Bay Times


Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, February 17, 2021
 
Democrats Move Forward With $350 Billion In Relief For States, Localities
Inside Health Policy
 
Not a ‘Temporary Blip’: Home Health Agencies Gaining Greater Share of Hospital Discharges
Home Health Care News
 
Nursing Home Diversions Not Limited to Home Health as LTACs Emerge as Surprise COVID-19 Winners
Skilled Nursing News
 
Congressional Budget Office Scores Medicare-For-All: Universal Coverage For Less Spending
Health Affairs
 
Home care industry strained by pandemic
WHYY
 
Health workers and hospitals grapple with millions of counterfeit N95 masks
Fierce Healthcare


Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, February 16, 2021
 
‘A Very Different Type of Patient’: SNF Stakeholders Predict Recalibration of Home Health Diversions
Home Health Care News
 
50% Cut to Workforce Recruitment, Retention Fund Puts Home Care Providers in the Hot Seat
Home Health Care News
 
Home care industry strained by pandemic
WITF
 
Nursing Homes Urged to Stand Pat as States Move to Expand Visits
Bloomberg


Home Health Media Clips
Friday, February 12, 2021
 
Advocates Glad To See Home Care Included In E&C COVID-19 Relief Bill
Inside Health Policy
 
Ways & Means Clears Its Piece Of COVID-19 Package
Inside Health Policy
 
Energy & Commerce Rejects $35 Billion In Additional Provider Relief
Inside Health Policy
 
Unpacking The Coverage Provisions In The House Pandemic Relief Drafts
Health Affairs
 
Top Clinical Conditions Targeted by Medicare Advantage Plans Under SSBCI
Home Health Care News
 
Missouri senators discuss expanding at-home health care licensing
News Tribune
 
Home health care companies say minimum wage puts them in a bind
WDBJ


Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, February 11, 2021
 
House Lawmakers Include 7.35% Medicaid Boost for Home- and Community-Based Services in Stimulus Proposal
Home Health Care News
 
Congress' next relief package could expand insurance coverage
Modern Healthcare
 
House COVID-19 package to include funding for vaccines, testing and boosting Medicaid payments
Fierce Healthcare
 
Home Health Value-Based Purchasing Model Could Limit Access to Care, Critics Caution
Home Health Care News
 
A home-health care comeback
Spokane Journal of Business
 
NY Rep, State Lawmakers Launch A Campaign To Raise Wages For Home Care Workers

WAMC


Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, February 10, 2021
 
Here's how far Medicare claims dropped last spring due to COVID-19
Fierce Healthcare 
 
Top Finance GOP Member Crapo: Medicare Solvency A Top Priority
Inside Health Policy
 
Nursing Homes Seek 19 Billion-Plus Beyond COVID-19 Relief In W&M Bill
Inside Health Policy
 
Late Trump-Era Health Rules Now in Effect Are Subject to Review
Bloomberg
 
Legal Expert Weighs in on EVV Progress
Home Health Care News 
 
In-home care agencies hiring due to high demand during COVID-19
WDIO


Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, February 9, 2021
 
House Democrats reject plan to sharply curtail $1,400 stimulus payments in coronavirus relief package
Washington Post
 
What Nursing Home Operators, Home Health Providers Are Saying About SNF-to-Home Diversion
Home Health Care News 
 
Report: Upping home-health aide salaries could spark jobs, revenue for New York
Times Union
 
In pandemic, more people choose to die at home
Modern Healthcare
 
Independent Living CEO: Pandemic Highlights Need For More Home Care
WAMC
 
Dementia Patients Have Twice the Risk of COVID-19
MedPage Today


Home Health Media Clips
Monday, February 8, 2021
 
More House Republicans Investigate States’ CARES Act Spending
Inside Health Policy
 
GOP Lawmakers, Providers Clash With Biden Over Provider Relief
Inside Health Policy
 
The long-term care offered out of plain sight: How home health caregivers have weathered 
the pandemic
The Spokesman Review
 
Older and disabled Texans are demanding their home caregivers be vaccinated for COVID-19. But many workers don’t want it.
Texas Tribune
 
Home care association heads: Sector needs more robust data, answers to workforce problem
McKnight’s Senior Living
 
Long-term care providers prepare to fend off lawsuits tied to COVID-19 pandemic
Modern Healthcare


Home Health Media Clips
Friday, February 5, 2021
 
COVID-19 Funding Presents an ‘Enforcement Perfect Storm’ for Home Health Providers, Others
Home Health Care News
 
Labor Policies Threaten Home Care Providers: ‘Agencies Are Truly Getting the Worst of Both Ends’
Home Health Care News
 
Stimulus check update: Senate approves budget resolution toward $1.9T Covid relief, $1400 payments
Syracuse
 
The Health 202: Biden narrows picks to lead Medicare and Medicaid down to two choices
Washington Post 

Innovation, bonuses may help curb Michigan’s home health care shortage
Bridge Michigan
 
Aging Michigan faces critical shortage in home health care workers
Detroit News


Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, February 4, 2021
 
An Unexpected Savior: How PDGM Prep Helped Home Health Agencies Ease COVID-19’s Impact
Home Health Care News
 
No Confirmation Hearing This Week For HHS Secretary Pick Becerra
Inside Health Policy
 
The Cost of Incomplete Home Health Referrals After Hospitalization
Home Health Care News
 
Groups Want Medicare Sequester Moratorium Through End of PHE
RevCycleIntelligence


Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, February 3, 2021
 
Biden Administration Inks $230M Deal for At-Home COVID-19 Tests
Home Health Care News 
 
Staffing, Hospital Partnerships and Disaster Prep: Providers Share 2021 Spending Priorities
Home Health Care News
 
White House To Start Sending COVID-19 Vaccines To Pharmacies
Inside Health Policy
 
Warren to join Finance panel overseeing taxes, health care
The Hill
 
For 2021, home care looks for expanded Medicaid and Medicare coverage, solutions to staffing shortage
McKnight’s Senior Living


Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, February 2, 2021
 
Democratic Leadership Kicks Off Budget Reconciliation Process
Inside Health Policy
 
Humana partners with in-home provider for 24/7 care
Modern Healthcare
 
Humana, DispatchHealth team up to provide hospital-level, at-home care
McKnight’s Senior Living
 
Use of Self-Directed Home Care Services Jumped 20% in 2020
Home Health Care News
 
The Other Shoe Drops: OIG To Audit COVID-19 Telehealth Home Health Services
National Law Review
 
Two Indicted in $100 Million Home Health-Care Fraud Scheme
Bloomberg
 
Pandemic's deadliest month in U.S. ends with signs of progress
Modern Healthcare
 
They care for Florida's elderly, but home health care workers are struggling to get Covid-19 vaccines
St. Louis Post-Dispatch (CNN)


Home Health Media Clips
Monday, February 1, 2021
 
Pandemic-Driven SNF-to-Home Diversions May Become New Norm
Home Health Care News
 
Home health care firms face double vaccine challenge
CNBC (VIDEO)
 
Burr Claims Top GOP Spot on Senate Health, Education Panel
Bloomberg
 
Republican Stimulus Offer Challenges Biden to Split Aid Bill
Bloomberg
 
SCOTUS Potentially Could Rule On ACA Case Wednesday
Inside Health Policy
 
Redirecting Shots From Nursing Homes Not Expected To Hurt Residents
Inside Health Policy
 
Value Frameworks’ Role In Shaping Sustainable, Patient-Centric Healthcare
Forbes
 
GAO: Trump admin failed to implement almost 90% of COVID guidance
Modern Healthcare
 
‘It’s a Different Ballgame’: Why Home Health Partnerships Are Key to Successful HaH Programs
Home Health Care News


 
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