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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


Home Health Media Clips
Monday, October 31, 2022
 
Lobbyists Expect Pay Relief, Mental Health, Reg Waivers In Year-End Bill
Inside Health Policy
 
CMS rule seeks to curb delays in Medicare coverage, expands special enrollment periods
Fierce Healthcare
 
Independent Contractor Changes And Other Legal Trends To Watch In Home-Based Care
Home Health Care News
 
N.J. woman, 81, joins lawsuit to force Medicare to pay for more home care
Philadelphia Inquirer



Home Health Media Clips
October 27, 2022
 
Midlands Voices: Nebraska seniors need Congress to act on home health
Omaha World Herald

*Nebraska Association for Home Healthcare and Hospice OpEd
 
4% Home Health Rate Cut Possible If American Rescue Plan’s Costs Aren’t Offset
Home Health Care News

*NAHC Quoted
 
OIG Recommends Home Health Agencies Evaluate Telehealth Activity
mHealthIntelligence
 
Republican ideas to reform Medicare could rile health care industry
Modern Healthcare
 
GOP To Push Permanent Telehealth Legislation If Party Takes Over House
Inside Health Policy
 
Kaine: Sanders, Paul Likely To Lead Senate Health Next Congress
Inside Health Policy
 
Humana, Monogram Health Team Up To Bolster In-Home Kidney Care Capabilities
Home Health Care News
 
Robotic pets offer companionship to seniors
Modern Healthcare 


Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, October 26, 2022
 
Stakeholders Lay Out Year-End Priorities For Lawmakers As Election Nears
Inside Health Policy

*PQHH Quoted
 
Listen: Home health care is facing devastating ‘clawbacks’
Stat News
 
Specialists seek a reprieve for 2023 Medicare payment cuts
Axios
 
Wide-ranging request for information announced
Bloomberg
 
MUSC Health, MetroHealth launch virtual, in-home care company
Becker’s Hospital Review
 
Two Providers Join Forces to Launch Virtual, In-Home Care Company
mHealthIntelligence
 
Staffing shortages, inflation driving up costs for aging Hoosiers to find affordable at-home care
Fox 59 (IN)



Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, October 25, 2022
 
How Home Health Agencies Could Trim Costs Ahead Of Medicare Rate Cuts
Home Health Care News
 
Annual nursing home, home healthcare spending more than double the recent rate of healthcare overall
McKnight’s Senior Living
 
Informal Caregiver Hours On The Rise, Highlighting Need For Home Care, Respite Services
Home Health Care News
 
Robin Gunn: Why you should note differences between home care, home health care
The Oklahoman


Home Health Media Clips 
Friday, October 21, 2021
 
Stop cuts to Medicare and preserve access to home health services
MedCity News

*Cites PQHH Poll and Preserving Access to Home Health Act
 
GE’s Healthcare Arm Dives Further Into Home-Based Care
Home Health Care News
 
OIG urges CMS to evaluate home health use of telehealth
McKnight’s
 
A closer look at the tech needed for new care-at-home and aging-in-place models
Healthcare IT News 

 

Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, October 20, 2022
 
Survey: Training, Professional Development Still Lacking In Home-Based Care
Home Health Care News
 
National Academy of Medicine publishes call-to-action for workforce well-being
Modern Healthcare

Lawmakers press for audio-only telehealth extensions for prescribing opioid abuse treatments
Fierce Healthcare
 
CMMI's Liz Fowler says financial stress delaying value-based care investments
Fierce Healthcare



Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, October 19, 2022
 
November and beyond: Industry stakeholders weigh in on their hopes for Congress
Modern Healthcare

*Preserving Access to Home Health Act mentioned
 
Is CMS’ Proposed Home Health Rate Cut Legal? Other Court Decisions Suggest No
Home Health Care News

*Preserving Access to Home Health Act mentioned, NAHC Quoted
 
Home-Based Care Staffing By Geography: Where Workforce Woes Are Worse
Home Health Care News
 
Home Health Company Pays $23 Million to Resolve Kickbacks Matter
Bloomberg Law



Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, October 18, 2022
 
A Tale Of Two Payment Reforms
Health Affairs
 
Why One Home-Based Care Veteran Sees Home Modification As A Major Growth Area
Home Health Care News
 
House progressive bill wants to take Medicare out of Medicare Advantage's name
Fierce Healthcare
 
Opinion: How to fix American health care, according to 6 experts
CNN

 

Home Health Media Clips
Monday, October 17, 2022
 
Don’t let Medicare cut home health care funding
Chicago Sun Times
Reprint: SJ News Bulletin

*PQHH LTE
 
5 Home Health CEOs Tease Plans, Priorities For 2023
Home Health Care News

*Preserving Access to Home Health Act discussed
 
How Technology Is Changing Recruiting, Retention In Home-Based Care
Home Health Care News
 
CMS Extends Bundled Pay Demo Two Years To Test Model Tweaks
Inside Health Policy
 
Biden administration extends COVID public health emergency
Modern Healthcare
 
Lawyers: Drug, Device Makers Should Prepare For End Of COVID PHE
Inside Health Policy


Home Health Media Clips
Friday, October 14, 2022
 
How Home-Based Care Organizations Are Training Their Care Staff
Home Health Care News
 
Funds are key to fill growing gap in home health and nursing care
Boston Globe
 
Are retail companies the right fit for home health? Remains to be seen, experts say
MedCity News
 
HCBS’ ADA Compliance Threatened By Worsening Workforce Crisis
Inside Health Policy



Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, October 13, 2022
 
Home health patients, advocates sue Becerra
Axios
 
Personal care aides supporting patients at home are in high demand but nearly 3 times more likely to live in poverty
Fierce Healthcare
 
Homecare Homebase’s Data-Driven Pushback Against The Home Health Proposed Payment Rule
Home Health Care News 
 
BPC Recommends Two-Year Extension Of Pandemic-Era Telehealth Policies
Inside Health Policy
 
DOL targets home care with proposed independent contractor rule
McKnight’s Home Care


Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, October 12, 2022
 
Home health services patients sue HHS secretary over Medicare policy
The Hill

*NAHC Quoted
 

Walgreens Boots Alliance Fully Acquires CareCentrix, Fast-Tracking Itself Into The Home
Home Health Care News 
 
Walgreens to buy remaining stake in CareCentrix for $392M
Modern Healthcare
 
One in 4 clinicians want to leave healthcare, citing burnout. Here's what providers can do to stem the tide
Fierce Healthcare



Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, October 11, 2022
 
Medicare’s cuts to home health are a step in the wrong direction
Stat News

*Patients Rising OpEd
 
Home health care is a critical support for strained families and an aging society. It’s time we treated it that way.
Boston Globe
 
‘Care Delayed Is Care Denied’: What Prior Authorization Changes Mean For Home Health Providers
Home Health Care News
 
A Further Breakdown Of Home-Based Care Services In Medicare Advantage For 2023
Home Health Care News 


Home Health Media Clips
Friday, October 7, 2022
 
Potential Home Health Payment Cuts Threaten Fragile Patient-Clinician Ratio
Home Health Care News
 
Why Private Equity Wants To Be ‘In The Home’ For The Long Haul
Home Health Care News 
 
CVS Health Appoints Head Of Its Newly Formed Health Care Delivery Organization
Home Health Care News
 
Healthcare Dealmakers—CVS Health drops $8B into home health; Trinity Health buys out MercyOne for $613M & more
Fierce Healthcare
 
HHS Sued Over Alleged Failure to Provide Home Health Benefits
Bloomberg Government
 
Nearly 20% of Medicare Advantage plans lose star revenue for 2023
Modern Healthcare 


Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, October 6, 2022
 
Home health groups fight back against proposed cuts
Roll Call

*PQHH quoted
*Clarification made on original reporting
 
Medicare cuts concerning to Ky. home health leaders
Kentucky Today
The News-Enterprise

*Quotes PQHH and Kentucky Home Care Association
 
The Home Health Proposed Payment Rule’s Biggest Threat: Worsening Access To Care
Home Health Care News
 
CMS Calls For Feedback On Setting Up A National Provider Directory
Inside Health Policy
 
CMS Seeking to Create National Directory of Health Care Providers, Services
Home Health Care News
 
Home Health Value Based Purchasing Model Slightly Improved Spending, Care
HealthPayerIntelligence
 
High Telehealth Utilization Could Cancel Out Cost Savings, CBO Says
Inside Health Policy
 
Battling bottlenecks: Post-acute staffing shortages cause months of hospital discharge delays
Modern Healthcare
 
Supreme Court shuts down challenge to Biden's vaccination rule for healthcare workers
Fierce Healthcare
 
The challenges of transitional care, and how to meet them
McKnight’s 

Long-term care, home care rehab directors, physical therapists see modest salary increases
McKnight’s Senior Living


Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, October 4, 2022
 
Home health, nursing homes look for year-end breaks in spending deal
Axios

*Cites HH legislation, potential legal action, and quotes NAHC
 
The Regulatory Threat From Payment Do-Overs And Un-Economical Reimbursements
Forbes

*Dr. Wayne Winegarden commentary on proposed HH cuts
 
GOP Requests Explicit Congressional Authority For Upcoming HHS Rules
Inside Health Policy
 
Feds announce $346M in healthcare workforce funding
Modern Healthcare
 
1,091 MA Plans To Offer In-Home Support Services In 2023, A Significant Increase
Home Health Care News
 
More large MA insurance players sweeten home care benefits
McKnight’s Home Care 

A new perspective on the home care workforce crisis
McKnight’s Home Care 


Home Health Media Clips
Monday, October 3, 2022
 
Texas seniors deserve continued access to home health care
Dallas Morning News

*PQHH OpEd by Axes' John Olajide

Proposed cuts to home health
Philadelphia Inquirer

*PQHH LTE

Congress extends rural Medicare programs in short-term spending bill
Modern Healthcare
 
Most telehealth consumers prefer virtual appointments to in-person visits for certain routine care, survey finds
Fierce Healthcare
 
Republicans abandon Obamacare repeal
NBC News



Home Health Care News
Friday, September 30, 2022
 
A new perspective on the home care workforce crisis
McKnight's Home Care

FDA Fixes, Pandemic Response on Lawmakers’ December Wish List
Bloomberg

Hurricane Ian puts home care to the test
McKnight's Home Care


Home Health Care News
Thursday, September 29, 2022
 
Policymakers must embrace patient-preferred approaches helping seniors safely heal at home
Our Weekly

*Dr. Malveaux op-ed re-print 
 
How Home-Based Care Providers Can Win Over Policymakers, Payers
Home Health Care News 
 
GOP Requests Explicit Congressional Authority For Upcoming HHS Rules
Inside Health Policy
 
Health systems boost benefits to attract low-wage workers
Modern Healthcare


Home Health Care News
Wednesday, September 28, 2022
 
Biden Increases Focus On Medicare Ahead Of November Midterms
Inside Health Policy
 
Kaiser Permanente, Geisinger, USMM Share Secrets to Home-Based Care Innovation
Home Health Care News 
 
How A University Is Using A 105-Year-Old Home To Solve Aging-In-Place Challenges
Home Health Care News
 
Senate advances short-term rural Medicare program extensions
Modern Healthcare
 
Telehealth better than in-person visits on some quality measures: study
Modern Healthcare
 
Home Health Aides Beat Bid to Toss Overtime Allegations
Bloomberg Government



Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, September 27, 2022
 
Patients Rising Now Sends Letter to House and Senate Leadership Encouraging Support for Home Healthcare Bill
Patients Rising Now
 
Home Health Care Among Settings Where Masks No Longer Required, CDC Says
Home Health Care News
 
CDC Says Health Care Facilities Can Drop Universal Masking In Some Counties
Inside Health Policy
 
Op-ed: Home health workers deserve the ability to provide for themselves and their families
Crain’s New York Business
 
HHS unveils nursing home ownership database
Modern Healthcare
 
Another COVID fall surge may be brewing. Here's what to watch for
Fierce Healthcare



Home Health Care News
Monday, September 26, 2022
 
Congress should pass legislation blocking proposed Medicare cuts | Opinion
The News Journal/Delaware Online

*OpEd by David L. Baiada
 
Letters to the editor: Support home health care funding
Las Cruces Sun News

*PQHH LTE
 

Seniors are stuck home alone as health aides flee for higher-paying jobs
Washington Post
 
Why A One-Size-Fits-All Strategy No Longer Cuts It For Home Care Recruitment And Retention
Home Health Care News
 
Study: Home care providers need to tailor recruitment efforts to more diverse group
McKnight’s Home Care


Home Health Media Clips
Friday, September 23, 2022
 
Senate to vote again on ending COVID-19 national emergency, but PHE unaffected
Fierce Healthcare
 
House GOP Includes Medicare Reform In Agenda Ahead Of Midterms
Inside Health Policy
 
House Report Details ‘Horrors’ Of For-Profit Nursing Home Conditions
Inside Health Policy
 
Home-Based Care Agencies, HHS Agree: Family Caregivers Need More Support
Home Health Care News 
 
How Home Care Providers Can Avoid Live-In Care Legal Landmines
Home Health Care News 


Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, September 22, 2022

Despite Home Health’s Proposed Rule, M&A Action Within 10% Of 2021 Already
Home Health Care News

HHS rolls out first national family caregiver strategy
McKnight's Home Care

Why The Paid Parental Leave Benefit Is Gaining Traction In Home-Based Care
Home Health Care News

House Report Details ‘Horrors’ Of For-Profit Nursing Home Conditions
Inside Health Policy

Five reasons Biden might be wrong about the pandemic being over 
The Hill 


Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, September 21, 2022
 
Protecting home health is critical to advancing equity in healthcare
Fierce Healthcare

*Preserving Access to Home Health Act op-ed

Health begins at home. Alas, so do proposed budget cuts
McKnight's Home Care

MA Enrollees Less Likely To Receive Care From High-Quality Home Health Providers
Home Health Care News

How ‘Workforce Sharing’ Could Help Fill Gaps In Home Care
Home Health Care News

Lawmakers zero in on immigration to address caregiver crisis
McKnight's Home Care

Talk of Covid’s End Sparks Fight Over Funding, Emergency Powers

Bloomberg


Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, September 20, 2022
 
Biden declares the COVID-19 pandemic over as experts keep wary eye on potential fall surge
Fierce Healthcare
 
Fauci: U.S. ‘Not Where We Need To Be,’ New COVID-19 Variants Coming
Inside Health Policy
 
MACPAC Tees Up Staffing, Access To Care For SNF Year-Ahead Priorities
Inside Health Policy
 
Texas Provider Aims to Improve Patient Access with At-Home Care Program
mHealthIntelligence
 
Healthcare saw less job loss than other industries during pandemic, research finds
Healthcare Dive


Home Health Media Clips
Monday, September 19, 2022
 
Congress must stave off Medicare cuts to protect home health care
Austin American Statesman

Texas Association of Home Care & Hospice OpEd

Humana: Home Health Business Key To Value-Based Care Strategy
Home Health Care News
 
Healthcare plays by CVS, Walgreens and Amazon will drive more partnerships, tech investment, experts say
Fierce Healthcare
 
Michigan seniors want more in-home care but funding is needed
Midland Daily News
 
Hoak to home care agencies: Raise your game or get left behind
McKnight’s Home Care



Home Health Media Clips
Friday, September 16, 2022
 
Medicare Beneficiaries, Voters, Deeply Support Home Health Services
Health Leaders Media

*PQHH Morning Consult Polling
 
A ‘Painful Couple of Years’ Ahead For Operators as Nurses Say Workforce Crisis Hasn’t Improved
Skilled Nursing News
 
Healthcare plays by CVS, Walgreens and Amazon will drive more partnerships, tech investment, experts say
Fierce Healthcare
 
Factors Slowing Home Health Care’s Labor Arbitrage
Home Health Care News
 
As Demand Rises For Home-Based Care, Patients Becoming More Complex
Home Health Care News
 
One in four hospitals won't be charged readmissions penalties
Modern Healthcare



Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, September 15, 2022
 
House passes Medicare Advantage prior authorization oversight bill
Modern Healthcare
 
House Passes Prior Auth Bill; Senate Could Put It In Year-End Package
Inside Health Policy
 
Home Health Referrals Skyrocketed, Patients Became More Complex During Pandemic
Home Health Care News
 
Home Health Nurse Pleads Guilty To $100M Fraud And Kickback Scheme
Home Health Care News 
 
Members of Congress call on CMS to collaborate in addressing nursing home workforce challenges
McKnight’s Senior Living



Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, September 14, 2022
 
Signify will be CVS Health's entree into the home, CEO explains
McKnight’s Home Care
 
Given Regulatory Uncertainty, Hospital-At-Home Models Are Losing Momentum
Home Health Care News
 
Democratic lawmakers back ‘bill of rights’ for Colorado’s home care workers
Colorado Newsline
 
Cleveland Clinic, Amazon join call for Senate to extend telehealth pay
Modern Healthcare
 
Study: Less is spent on low-value care in MA than in traditional Medicare
Fierce Healthcare



Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, September 13, 2022
 
House To Take Up MA Prior Authorization Reforms This Week
Inside Health Policy
 
Inaugural ARPA-H Chief Hopes To Spur Equitable Access To New Cures
Inside Health Policy
 
Inside ‘Frontpoint Health’: Health System Vet Builds New Home Health Business Around Medicare Advantage
Home Health Care News
 
Poll: Americans give healthcare system failing mark
Modern Healthcare
 
CVS Health Launches $100 Million Venture Fund
Healthcare Innovation
 
Disabled Man Loses Appeal to Force State to Provide Home Care
Bloomberg Government
 
Funding set aside for increased wages, benefits for home health care workers
West Virginia Metro News



Home. Health Media Clips 
Monday, September 12, 2022
 
Home Health Stakeholders Voice Their Concerns To CMS Over Medicare Advantage Program
Home Health Care News
 
Provider groups ask CMS to ditch ACO revenue distinctions
Modern Healthcare
 
Nonprofit urges CMS to support CAPABLE, PACE to improve long-term care system
McKnight’s Home Care
 
PE-Backed First Docs Eyes National Expansion, Home Health As ‘Big Growth Sector’
Home Health Care News


Home Health Media Clips
Friday, September 9, 2022
 
Home Health Poised for More Growth as Patient, Physician Preference Rises
Health Leaders Media
 
Medicare fraud in telehealth stays low in pandemic’s first year, HHS study finds
Modern Healthcare
 
Why OIG Telehealth Fraud Findings May Mean Further Roadblocks For Home Health
Home Health Care News
 
Aging Care Experts’ Plan To Fix Care Navigation In U.S.
Home Health Care News
 
House Lawmakers Want Feedback On How To Revamp MACRA
Inside Health Policy
 
Regulators try to stop unlawful nursing home debt collection
AP News


Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, September 8, 2022
 
Biden Calls For Medicare, Medicaid Riders To Continuing Resolution
Inside Health Policy
 
Consumers say they are willing to pay more for healthcare services based on these factors, survey finds
Fierce Healthcare
 
Walmart, UnitedHealth Group Form Partnership Focused On Improving Health Outcomes Among Seniors
Home Health Care News
 
OIG: Urban Medicare beneficiaries more likely to use telehealth compared with rural counterparts
Fierce Healthcare


Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, September 7, 2022
 
Reducing Access To Home Healthcare Services Will Raise Costs And Worsen Outcomes
Forbes

*Editorial by Dr. Wayne Winegarden
 
A Brief Explainer on the Preserving Access to Home Health Act
Home Care Magazine

*Mentions Morning Consult Poll 

CVS Makes $8 Billion Bet on the Return of the House Call
New York Times
 
CVS is making a big bet on house calls
CNN
 
‘This Is A Platform For The Future’: Why CVS Is Acquiring Signify, In Its Own Words
Home Health Care News
 
Report: Nearly 7 Million More Direct-Care Workers Will Be Needed Over This Decade
Home Health Care News
 
CMS Asks How To Improve Equity, Workforce; Cut Reg Burdens Post PHE
Inside Health Policy


Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, September 6, 2022
 
Congress should protect access to home health care
Star Tribune (MN)

OpEd by Minnesota Home Care Association
 
Hudspeth: Medicare cuts to home health care are coming unless Congress acts
St. Louis Post Dispatch (MO)

OpEd by Missouri Alliance for Home Care

Home health advocate: Cuts to Medicare threaten patient care, access
Times Record News (TX) 

CVS to buy home health giant Signify Health for about $8 billion
CNBC
 
CVS Health to acquire Signify Health for about $8 billion
Modern Healthcare 

Study Evaluates Home Care Model for Older Veterans
AJMC



Home Health Media Clips
Friday, September 2, 2022
 
Home health demand surges, but so do rejection rates, study finds
McKnight’s Home Care
 
Moving Health Home focuses on hospital-at-home as priority, Drobac says
McKnight’s Home Care (PODCAST)
 
Medicare Cuts Threaten To Destabilize Home Health Workforce
Home Health Care News 
 
Home- And Community-Based Services Make Up $69.5 Billion Of Fee-For-Service Medicaid Expenditures
Home Health Care News 
 
Walgreens steps up focus on home health with $330M CareCentrix deal
Fierce Healthcare
 
MedPAC explores standardized plan options in Medicare Advantage
Fierce Healthcare
 
Wave of the Future: DeBord demonstrates latest technology in home health care to U.S. Senator
Citizen Tribune
 
Final pay rule and rates: A primer for rehab professionals
McKnight’s 


Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, September 1, 2022
 
Op-ed: Congress should pass bipartisan legislation protecting Medicare home health
The State Journal-Register

*Illinois HomeCare & Hospice Council OpEd 

Proposed Payment Rule Would Make Care Access Difficult For Complex Home Health Patients
Home Health Care News
 
Walgreens wins a majority stake in home health company as Amazon, CVS beef up home care offerings
Inside Intelligence 

CMS To Meet With Providers On Emergency Preparedness Barriers
Inside Health Policy
 
CMS Extends SNF Training Requirements Until PHE Lapses
Inside Health Policy
 
The Provider Relief Fund is 'nearly exhausted.' How has HHS been using the billions hospitals gave back?
Fierce Healthcare
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