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National Home Care News

Home Health Media Clips

Friday, March 22, 2019

 

Home Health Care Saves $7,313 Per Patient Over Hospitalization After ER Visits

Home Health Care News

 

CMS: About 250 Providers Left Bundled Pay Demo, Almost 1,300 Stay

Inside Health Policy

 

Think Tanks Push Site-Neutral Pay, Providers Want Fewer Regulations

Inside Health Policy

 

Why healthcare is facing a great hiring challenge: 6 things to know
Becker’s Hospital Review

 

Geisinger program improves internal communication between doctors

Health Data Management

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Wednesday, March 21, 2019

 

Review Choice Demonstration Clears Hurdle, Likely Starting Soon

Home Health Care News

 

Getting Post-Acute Care At Home Is Cheaper, But Not Better Than A Skilled Nursing Facility

Forbes

 

How Our Texas ACO Saved Medicare $14M with Population Health Approach

HIT Consultant

 

Providers, Plans Ask Congress To Give Them Greater Claims Data Access

Inside Health Policy

 

White House slams 'Medicare for All' as bad for Americans' health and wallets

CNN

 

 

Home Health Care News

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

 

OMB Approves Home Health Demo, Illinois Start Date Expected Soon

Inside Health Policy

 

Primary Diagnosis Changes Among PDGM’s Most Overlooked Aspects

Home Health Care News

 

LHC Group CEO: MedPAC ‘Off on Some Island’

Home Health Care News

 

White House Highlights Aging in Place Technology, R&D Opportunities

Home Health Care News

 

Lawmakers studying future of rural health care

VT Digger

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

 

MedPAC reports to Congress: 8 takeaways

Beckers Hospital Review 

Would you like to grow old at home? Why we’re struggling to meet demand for subsidised home care
The Conversation

 

What Medicare for all means for doctors and hospitals

CNN

 

Your cheat sheet to all the 2020 Democrats' 'Medicare for All' plans

CNN (video)

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Monday, March 18, 2019

 

MedPAC Pushes 5% Home Health Payment Cut, Says Program Integrity Remains a Challenge

Home Health Care News

 

Editorial: Home health care can be better with technology

Columbus Dispatch 

 

Medicare Advisers Say ‘Donut Hole’ Changes To Part D Program Could Lead To Spike In Costs For Everyone But Insurers

Kaiser Health News

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Friday, March 15, 2019

 

Pallone: Bills Lowering Drug Prices Likely Will Be Limited To Medicare

Home Health Care News

 

Commentary: ‘Medicare for all’ bills would worsen US doctor shortage

Daily Republic

 

How Home-Based Care Companies Can Minimize Their Insurance Premiums

Home Health Care News

 

Readmission rates are lower for SNF discharges, but not costs

McKnights Long Term Care News

 

Upon further review, operators find more to dislike in Trump’s 2020 budget proposal

McKnights Long Term Care News

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Thursday, March 14, 2019

 

Home health saves Medicare money despite higher readmissions

Modern Healthcare

 

How to Handle a Home Health Audit, According to a CMS Auditor

Home Health Care News

 

Trump health budget gets icy reception from House appropriators

Politico

 

Health Secretary Stands Behind Proposed Medicare Cuts

Bloomberg BNA

 

Pallone: Blocking Trump Agenda Is Higher Priority Than Medicare For All

Inside Health Policy

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

 

Patients Discharged to Home Care vs. Nursing Facilities Have Higher Rates of Hospital Readmissions

Penn Medicine

 

Home Health Providers Lag Behind Skilled Nursing Facilities in Preventing Re-Hospitalizations

Home Health Care News

 

Medicare payments lower, readmission higher for patients discharged to home vs. skilled nursing facility

Healio

 

Analysis: Just a tenth of Trump's proposed Medicare cuts directly affect seniors

The Hill

 

Schumer Challenges McConnell to Bring Trump Budget Up for Vote

Bloomberg BNA

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

 

Trump Administration Calls for Medicaid Overhaul, $846 Billion in Medicare Cuts

Home Health Care News

 

Trump budget slashes HHS 12 percent, cuts Medicare

Politico


Trump Proposes $14 Billion Cut From HHS, Boost to Public Health

Bloomberg

 

NAHC’s Dombi: PDGM Discriminates Against Community Referrals, RCD Could Haunt Home Health Providers

Home Health Care News

 

Readmissions Higher With Home Care Compared To SNF Care

Health Leaders Media 

Home Health Care Workers Struggle to Gain Proper Access to Patient Info
Home Care Daily

 

Home Health Media Clips
Monday, March 11, 2019

Trump Plan Postpones Balanced Budget Despite Deep Spending Cuts

Bloomberg

 

MedPAC opposes episode-based payments for post-acute care facilities

Modern Healthcare

 

Sanders’ ‘Medicare for All’ expands long-term care benefits

AP News

 

Advocates, Plans Seek More Supplemental Benefits For Chronically Ill

Inside Health Policy

 

Health Care Providers Using Telehealth, Partnerships To Break into Home Health Sector

Home Health Care News

 

LeadingAge, VNAA and ElevatingHome Pursue Affiliation

Home Health Care News

 

 

Home  Health Media Clips

Friday, March 8, 2019

 

Workforce, Financial Challenges Prompt Hospitals to Outsource Home Health Care

Home Health Care News

 

One ACO’s ‘Preferred’ Skilled Nursing Providers Actually Performed Worse Than Average

Skilled Nursing News

 

Feds Go After Patient Recruiters in Home Health Kickback Schemes

Home Health Care News

 

The Unforced Error of Medicare for All

Wall Street Journal

 

‘Medicare for All’ May Not Be Good for All

New York Times

 

Democrats' promise of Medicare for All is remarkably misguided and unrealistic

USA Today

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Thursday, March 7, 2019

 

Communication Breakdown: 60% of Home Health Workers Lack Adequate Information From Hospitals

Home Health Care News

 

Why Upskilling Caregivers Can Improve Patient Care, Retention

Home Health Care News

 

When Does Medicare Pay for Home Health Care?

KRDO-TV (CO)

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

 

Refinement Bills Are Chance to ‘Get PDGM Right,’ Avoid Industry Destablization

Home Health Care News

*Q&A with PQHH’s Joanne Cunningham

 

Unsung Heroes Helping Seniors Get Support from Home Health Care, Even When the Snow Piles Up

Home Care Daily

 

New Democrats: Build On ACA While Moving To Universal Health Care

Inside Health Policy

 

Dem campaign chief: Medicare for All price tag 'a little scary'

The Hill

 

LeadingAge extends tentacles into home care, clinical services

McKnights Long Term Care News

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

 

How ‘Upskilling’ Can Maximize Home Care Workers’ Contributions And Improve Serious Illness Care

Health Affairs

 

Improved Cost and Utilization Among Medicare Beneficiaries Dispositioned From the ED to Receive Home Health Care Compared With Inpatient Hospitalization

American Journal of Managed Care

 

The Struggles Hospital Face Can Lead to a Greater Emphasis on Home Care

Home Care Daily

 

Trump Aide: Enacting White House Competition Report Top Priority

Inside Health Policy

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Monday, March 4, 2019

 

Unpacking The House Medicare-For-All Bill

Health Affairs

 

Medicare for All Loses Momentum Among Democrats

Wall Street Journal

 

Nursing Homes Are Closing Across Rural America, Scattering Residents

New York Times

 

Cost of nursing home care makes planning ahead crucial for financial security

USA Today

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Friday, March 1, 2019

 

Grassley and Wyden team up on extenders bill

Politico

 

GOP senator: Legislation combating surprise medical bills could come in March

The Hill

 

‘Medicare for All’ Measure Puts Centrist Democrats in Quandary

Bloomberg BNA

 

ACO Use of Case Mix Index to Comprehensively Evaluate Postacute Care Partners

AJMC

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Thursday, February 28, 2019

 

Universal long-term care coverage included in House Democrats’ new Medicare-for-all plan

McKnight’s Long Term Care News

 

House Democrats unveil Medicare for All bill

Politico

 

E&C Chair, House Dem Tout Universal Care, Wary Of Medicare For All

Inside Health Policy

 

Pallone: E&C Focusing On ACA Improvements Over Medicare For All

Inside Health Policy

 

Complex medication regimens create challenges for home health care

Medical Xpress

 

Growth Within the Health Care Sector Has Been Driven in Large Part by Home Care

Home Care Daily

 

Interacting with Caregivers Shown to Boost Well-Being of Older Adults

Home Health Care News

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

 

More than 100 House Democrats to unveil ‘battle-ready’ Medicare-for-all plan as 2020 election looms

Washington Post

 

Democrats Unveil `Medicare for All' Bill Favored by Liberal Base

Bloomberg

 

Insurers, Hospitals Issue Pre-Emptive Strike Against Medicare For All Bill

Inside Health Policy

 

Home Health Partnership Cuts Re-Hospitalizations in Half, Reduces Spending by 35%

Home Health Care News

 

Lawmakers Push to Keep Seniors at Home with Newly Introduced Bills

Home Health Care News

 

Lawmakers introduce bills to deliver more senior care at home, rather than nursing homes

McKnight’s

 

The Perception of Home Health Care Has Changed in Recent Years, for the Better

Home Care Daily

 

Home Health Spending Outpaces Other Health Care Spending

Home Care Magazine

 

Why home healthcare workers need access to hospital EHRs

Healthcare IT News

 

Study: Poor hospital-home health communication puts patients at risk

Health Data Management

 

Texas physician, hospital administrator convicted in $20 million fraud scheme

Modern Healthcare

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

 

CMS Seeks Input On How To Push Data Sharing In Post-Acute Care

Inside Health Policy

 

Study shows major gaps in communication between hospital and home health care clinicians

News-Medical


Dingell, Upton, Guthrie Lead Introduction of Bipartisan Health Bills
Congresswoman Debbie Dingell

 

Staffing Tops PDGM as Home Health Industry’s No. 1 Challenge

Home Health Care News

 

Paul Ryan: ‘Fee-For-Service Doesn’t work,’ MA the Future of Medicare

Home Health Care News

 

Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bullish on Hospital at Home, Social Determinants of Health

Home Health Care News

 

In-Home Care Industry Identifies Greatest Growth Areas, Technology Drivers

Home Health Care News

 

ONC Considers Adding Pricing Info To Electronic Health Information

Inside Health Policy

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Monday, February 25, 2019

 

Why Home Health is One of the Fastest Growing Healthcare Markets

D CEO Healthcare

 

As value-based efforts lag, push for price regulation gains momentum

Modern Healthcare

 

Health Care and Insurance Industries Mobilize to Kill ‘Medicare for All’

New York Times

 

How health-care costs us $89 billion a year in lost time

CNBC

 

More direct-care workers are leaving the sector than joining it

Herald Palladium

 

Technology increasingly bridges gaps in support for disabled Ohioans

Columbus Dispatch

 

Doctor, hospital owner convicted of health care fraud, money laundering in Houston federal case

Houston Chronicle

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Friday, February 22, 2019

 

Looking to Technology to Avoid Doctors’ Offices and Emergency Rooms

New York Times

 

Enhance Healthcare Delivery Through Home Care

Forbes

 

Skilled nursing advocates urge feds to not rush development of unified post-acute payment system

McKnights

 

California Facing a Health Care Crisis That Could Also Be Impacted by a Shortage of Home Care Workers

Home Care Daily

 

How consolidation and change challenge LTC

McKnights


Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, February 21, 2019

Spending forecast offers ammunition — and some alarm — for Democrats pushing Medicare expansion
Washington Post

Home Health Spending Rate Projected to Surpass All Other Care Categories
Home Health Care News

Spending Growth for Skilled Nursing Facilities to Lag Behind Home Health Care
Skilled Nursing News

U.S. Health Spending to Make Up Almost 20 Percent of GDP in 2027
Bloomberg

Hospitals To Congress: Don’t Set Surprise Billing Reimbursement Rates
Inside Health Policy

Providers Praise Primary Care Component Of MD All-Payer Model
Inside Health Policy


Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, February 20, 2019

LHC Group CEO Urges Congress to Support PDGM-Altering Bill
Home Health Care News
*PQHH S. 433 Op-Ed Featured

CMS: Independence At Home Demo Saves Medicare $9.1 Billion
Inside Health Policy

Home Care and Community Services Could Help Lower the Cost of Long-Term Care
Home Care Daily

Home-based Car Industry Reacts As Illinois Raises Minimum Wage 
Home Health Care News

Here's How Much Home Health Aides Earn in Each State 
Forbes

 

Home Health Media Clips

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

 

Congress must step up to protect Medicare home health care

The Hill

*PQHH OpEd

 

Geisinger executive to become CMMI senior advisor and medical officer: 4 takeaways

Becker’s Hospital Review

 

Grassley Pushes CMS For Info On Improper EHR Incentive Pay, Total Cuts

Inside Health Policy

 

Sherrod Brown pushes for Medicare buy-in proposal in place of 'Medicare for all'

The Hill

 

For 2020 Dem Hopefuls, ‘Medicare-For-All’ Is A Defining Issue, However They Define It

Kaiser Health News

 

The Value of Home Health Care Continues to Increase Across the Country     

Home Care Daily

 

From hospital to home, health care in 2019 will just keep growing

Times Union

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Thursday, February 14, 2019

 

California’s New ‘Master Plan on Aging’ Targeting Home Care, Alzheimer’s

Home Health Care News

 

'Medicare for All' could get first House hearing in March

Poliitico

 

Dems Push Bill That Allows Use Of ACA Subsidies To Buy Into Medicare

Inside Health Policy


Urban Institute Touts Medicare, Medicaid Per-Capita Cost Control
Inside Health Policy

 

Don’t destabilize Connecticut’s home care services

CT MIrror

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

 

Senate Lawmakers Introduce New Legislation Urging Evidence-Based PDGM Changes

Home Health Care News

PQHH & NAHC Quoted

 

Legislation Introduced to Improve Home Health Behavioral-Based Payments

Home Care Magazine

PQHH & NAHC Statement

 

Medicare, Medicaid Best Private Plans for Containing Health Costs

Health Payer Intelligence

 

Voter Support for ‘Medicare for All’ Tumbles in New Year

Morning Consult

 

Telemedicine Extends Palliative Care to the Outpatient Setting

mHealthIntelligence

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

 

Home Health Leaders Applaud Introduction of Legislation to Strengthen Medicare Home Health Reforms

PQHH/NAHC Press Release

 

CMS Proposes Rules to Improve Data Sharing Between Health Care Providers, Insurers

Home Health Care News

 

Doctors at a Distance Could Treat More Online Under Trump Plan

Bloomberg

 

CMS Unveils Interoperability Proposals For Plans, Providers

Inside Health Policy

 

Pilot Program May Help More Seniors Receive Proper Home Health Care

Home Care Daily

 

Revised single-payer health plan includes long-term and home health care

North Country Public Radio (NY)

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Monday, February 11, 2019

 

Virginia Lawmakers Pass Bill Requiring Insurance Coverage for Remote Patient Monitoring

National Law Review

 

Republicans can’t wait to debate 'Medicare for all'

Politico

 

Democratic White House hopeful hits Medicare for all as 'bad opening offer'

The Hill

 

Hospital Mergers Improve Health? Evidence Shows the Opposite

New York Times

 

DOJ Announces More Than $21M in Home Health Fraud, Kickback Schemes

Home Health Care News

 

Michigan's dangerous home health aide shortage

News 25

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Friday, February 8, 2019

 

Rural Hospitals Call For Reduced Regulation, Fewer Medicare Cuts

Inside Health Policy

 

Trump’s health policies will provide $45B in annual benefit, White House economists claim

Politico

 

Obamacare Fixes, ‘Medicare for All’ Up Next for House Democrats

Bloomberg BNA

 

New Medicare for All draft bill sets a global budget model

Modern Healthcare

 

5 Ways to Create an Ideal First Day for Home Care Hires

Home Health Care News

 

Healthy info exchange between providers found to cut readmissions

McKnights

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Thursday, February 7, 2019


Senate Health Committee Considers Using Telehealth To Lower Costs
Inside Health Policy

Azar: Future Of Rural Health May Not Be Hospital Based
Inside Health Policy

 

Senators Seek Surprise Billing Compromise Between Plans, Providers

Inside Health Policy

 

2020 Dems walk fine line with support for ‘Medicare for all’

The Hill

 

One of Michigan's most in-demand industries pays just $10 an hour

Lansing State Journal

 

Health Organizations May Be Outsourcing More in Home Care Support Services

Home Care Daily

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

 

6 Healthcare Topics To Watch In Trump's State Of The Union

Health Leaders Media

 

Home Health Care Agencies Threatened as Wages Rise, Reimbursements Lag

Home Health Care News

 

Oregon Human Services in-home care still lags behind audit benchmarks, report says

Statesman Journal

 

Federal funding cuts threaten home health program for seniors

WCAX-TV (Vermont)

 

Why Respite Care Remains Important Part of Home Care Agencies’ Service Mix

Home Health Care News

 

Home Health Provider Moratorium Lifted

Home Care Magazine

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

 

CMS Lifts Moratoria on Home Health After 5 Years

Home Health Care News

 

Verma Touts Burden Reduction, Says Agency Will Seek More Feedback

Inside Health Policy

 

Industry Voices—3 ways healthcare providers can take advantage of CMS’ reduced burdens

Fierce Healthcare

 

$3 billion is needed to address California's doctor shortage, task force says

LA Times

 

Hospital price growth driving healthcare spending

Modern Healthcare

 

Among 2020 Democrats, a debate over ‘Medicare-for-all’

Associated Press


Home Heath Media Clips
Monday, February 4, 2016

Home Health Care Creating Savings Under CJR Model
Home Health Care News

Health-Care Costs to Get Trump Shout-Out as Seniors Seek Relief
Bloomberg Government

Plans, Medicare Advocates Concerned By Timeline Of VBID Expansion
Inside Health Policy

As Democrats Talk Single Payer, Private Medicare Advantage Soars
Forbes

 

Home Health Media Clips

Thursday, January 31, 2019

 

CMS Outlines Further Expansion of Medicare Advantage Benefits for In-Home Services, the Chronically Ill

Home Health Care News

 

CMS proposes modest pay increase for Medicare Advantage, benefits for chronically ill

Politico

 

CMS Details Supplemental Benefits For Chronically Ill Enrollees in 2020

Inside Health Policy

 

MA Plans Expected To See 1.6 Percent Pay Bump In 2020

Inside Health Policy


Tale of Two Health-Fraud Sentences: 25 vs. 3 Years

Bloomberg BNA

 

Court Ruling Goes Against Pro-Home Health Provider Medicare Recoupment Trend

Home Health Care News

 

Home-health nurse braves subzero wind chills for her patients

State Journal Register

 

More Companies Are Increasing Their Recognition of the Value Home Care May Bring to Health Care

Home Care Daily

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

 

LHC Group CEO: Traditional Home Health Model Must Evolve

Home Health Care News

 

How Home Health Agencies Can Prepare for, Fight PDGM

Home Health Care News

 

CBO: 2019 Will Be Tipping Point for Federal Spending Tied to Older Adults

Home Health Care News

 

Verma Says Demos For Rural Areas, Duals In the Pipeline

Inside Health Policy

 

With Government Open, ACA Suit Appeal Kicks Back In

Inside Health Policy

 

Verma: CMS value-based models could stretch beyond Medicare

Modern Healthcare

 

Aetna, Apple Roll Out New App to Track, Reward Healthy Behavior

Home Health Care News

 

Oregon Could Become the First State to Offer Universal Home Health Visits to New Parent

The Lund Report

 

3 Ways Home Health Care Providers Can Optimize Operations

Home Care

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

 

Senior Living Providers Expect Disruption from Increase in At-Home Services

Home Health Care News

 

More Red States Ponder Jumping On Medicaid Expansion Bandwagon

Inside Health Policy

 

Why home health tech is capturing investment in 2019

Healthcare Dive

 

Caregiver Shortage Could Mean 7.8 Million Unfilled Jobs By 2026

Home Health Care News

 

CMS launches app to help seniors determine what Medicare covers

Modern Healthcare

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Monday, January 28, 2019

 

Shifting ACO Rules Create Uncertainty for Home Health Agencies

Home Health Care News

 

Home Health Deal Value Spiked 64.5% in 2018

Home Health Care News

 

Health systems work to balance core operations with new ventures

Modern Healthcare

 

Analysis: Pulling Back Curtain On Hospital Prices Adds New Wrinkle In Cost Control

Kaiser Heath News

 

Peak of Health: When is home health appropriate?

Arizona Daily Sun

 

Home Health Media Clips
Friday, January 25, 2019

NAHC’s Dombi: Threat of Payment Cuts Can’t Be Ignored
Home Health Care News

U.S. Government's `Improper Payments' Almost $137 Billion: Chart
Bloomberg 

Benefits of bundled payments turn on whether they are voluntary or mandatory: GAO
Fierce Healthcare

Health care industry group launches digital ads against 'Medicare for all'
The Hill


Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, January 24, 2019

MedPAC Calls for Up to $2 Billion in Home Health Cuts for 2020
Home Health Care News

Virtual Reality Helps In-Home Caregivers Experience Dementia, Dying
Home Health Care News

The Role of Health IT in Caring for Rural America
Healthcare Informatics

Single Payer Interest Increases On Capitol Hill, Among Public
Inside Health Policy

Shutdown Poses Risk to Health Care
Wall Street Journal


Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, January 23, 2019

ACOs, Hospitals, Docs Ask For More Time To Join Revamped MSSP
Inside Health Policy

Poll Shows Majority Support for Medicare-for-All as 2020 Revs Up
Bloomberg BNA

Organizations Applaud Telehealth Proposal, Mixed On Network Adequacy
Inside Health Policy

Some of the Most Serious Concerns Seniors Have About Home Care Involve the Idea of ‘Strangers’ Helping
Home Care Daily

Home Health, Hospice Deals to Reach Record Numbers in 2019
Home Health Care News

Mark Heaney: Why Home Care Providers Need to Shake ‘Non-Skilled’ Label
Home Health Care News


Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, January 22, 2019

 

Trump Administration Could Violate Law by Not Cutting Medicare

Bloomberg BNA

 

Republican Rosters for House E&C Subcommittees Announced

Inside Health Policy

 

Technology May Be Advancing Home Care Options, Privacy Remains a Real and Serious Concern

Home Care Daily

 

CMS to Test Hospice Carve-In Under Medicare Advantage

Home Health Care News

 

Overcoming Barriers to Growth in Home-Based Palliative Care

Home Health Care News

 

Hospitals Stopped Readmitting So Many Medicare Patients. Did That Cost Lives?

New York Times


Home Health Media Clips
Friday, January 18, 2019

MedPAC Votes On 2020 Pay Recommendations
Inside Health Policy

Healthcare groups, hospitals tell president, Congress to end shutdown
Modern Healthcare

Transportation Services Help Home Care Forge Hospital Ties, Can Drive Revenue
Home Health Care News

4 Ways to Boost Home Care Around the World
Home Health Care News

State health agency ordered to reimburse home health providers
Austin American Statesman

 

Home Health Media Clips

Thursday, January 17, 2019

 

Demo For Home Health Services Stalls At OMB; Illinois Providers Prep

Inside Health Policy

 

Medicare Enrollment Ban Hastens Home Health Closures

Bloomberg BNA

 

House passes $12.1B disaster aid package tied to spending stopgap

Politico

 

Energy & Commerce Democrats Eye Market Stabilization Measures

Inside Health Policy

 

Apple Reportedly Talking Smart Watch, Senior Care with MA Plans

Home Health Care News

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

 

House rejects bill to reopen government through Feb. 1

Politico Pro

 

Eshoo, DeGette To Chair E&C Health, Oversight Subcommittees

Inside Health Policy

 

Walden Announces E&C Republican Committee Leadership

E&C Republicans

 

Republicans Add Three New Members to Ways and Means

Bloomberg BNA

 

Barr Open To Reconsidering DOJ Stance In Texas V. Azar

Inside Health Policy

 

Aetna, Heal Bring Doctor House Calls to Atlanta Market

Home Health Care News

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

 

House Democrats introduce two new short-term spending bills

Politico

 

How to Protect Against Home Care Clients, Caregivers Cutting Out Agencies

Home Health Care News

 

Home health care provides woman with independence

Gaston Gazette

 

Some In-Home Care Services in Maine Expanding to Support More Than Seniors and Disabled Adults

HomeCareDaily

 

Hospitals not adequately preparing patients for post-acute care, report finds

Healthcare Dive

 

 

Home Health Care Clips

Monday, January 14, 2019

 

Home-Based Program Reduces Senior Depression, Cuts Health Care Costs

Home Health Care News

 

How Home Health Agencies Can Use Virtual Care with Rural Patients

Electronic Health Reporter

 

Fifth Circuit Pauses ACA Suit Over Government Shutdown

Inside Health Policy

 

OMB: PAYGO Medicare Cuts ‘On Hold’ Due To Appropriations Lapse

Inside Health Policy

 

Home Health Condition of Payment Update

Home Care Magazine

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Friday, January 11, 2019

 

NAACOS Asks CMS To Push Back Deadline For ACO Applications

Inside Health Policy

 

W&M Leaders Worry CMS Using CMMI To Rewrite Medicare Law

Inside Health Policy

 

New Senate Finance Members Pick Top Tax Priorities

Bloomberg BNA

 

Specialized At-Home Cancer Program Reflects Larger Health Care Trends

Home Health Care News

 

As Elderly Population Booms, Home Care Must Update

Futurity

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Thursday, January 10, 2019

 

Ten Dem lawmakers added to House Ways and Means Committee

The Hill

 

Grassley: Finance Will Broach Medicare, Medicaid Improper Pay; Mergers

Inside Health Policy

 

‘Drive to Home,’ Medicare Changes Are Creating More Integrated Senior Care

Home Health Care News

 

Home Health Care Likely to See Booming Investment Interest in 2019

Home Health Care News

 

Virtual Home Health Care Assistant Debuts at Consumer Electronics Show

Signal

 

Symbolic House Obamacare vote draws few Republicans

Politico

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

 

Home health, care management boom seen this year

Becker’s Hospital Review

 

Telemonitoring May Cut Costs, Not Hospital Admits, for Heart Patients

Home Health Care News

 

Telehealth Rules Must Protect Continuous Care, AAFP Tells CMS

American Academy of Family Physicians

 

CMS Restructures Medicare Shared Savings Program to Encourage Transition to Performance-based Risk

Lexology

 

New Congress Will Hold Historic Hearings On Expanding Social Security And Medicare

Forbes (Opinion)

 

House Dems Ask CBO To Study Single Payer As Precursor To Hearings

Inside Health Policy

 

Lawsuits, Congressional Oversight To Define 2019 ACA Policy Landscape

Inside Health Policy

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

 

How Helping Patients Get Good Care At Home Helps Rural Hospitals Survive

Nashville Public Radio/Kaiser Health News

 

Missouri Home Health Cuts Fall Short of Expectations

Home Health Care News

 

House GOP leaders fear support eroding for Trump’s shutdown fight

Politico

 

Study: Hospital readmissions reduction program success might have been overstated by more than half

Fierce Healthcare

 

Progressives Will Get Their Debate On Medicare For All — And Questions Abound

Huff Post

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Monday, January 7, 2019

 

The Top Trends in Home Care for 2019

Home Health Care News

 

Say goodbye to siloed systems — How to streamline and optimize home healthcare

Becker’s Hospital Review

 

Blood Pressure, Baby’s Pulse, Sperm Potency: Home Health Devices Are Tracking More Than Ever

Wall Street Journal

 

December saw the most new healthcare hires in decades

Modern Healthcare

 

Rosen Joins Senate Health; Hassan, Cortez Masto Join Finance

Inside Health Policy

 

GOP Representatives Make Another Attempt To Repeal Obamacare

Inside Health Policy

 

Bundled Payments Save Money ‘Nearly Exclusively’ By Cutting Skilled Nursing

Skilled Nursing News

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Friday, January 4, 2019

 

Home Care Agencies Crucial for Hospitals to Reduce Readmissions 

Home Care Daily

 

Humana CEO: Home-Based Care, Social Determinants of Health ‘Most Impactful’ to Health Care System

Home Health Care News

 

Are Home Health Aides The New Turing Test For AI?

Forbes

 

Senate Finance, HELP, Aging Gain New GOP Members

Inside Health Policy


Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, January 3, 2019

Dissecting the Patient-Driven Groupings Model
Home Care Mag 

Why the Department of Veterans Affairs is the Tesla of At-Home Care
Home Health Care News

Department of Labor Issues Opinion on Payment Plans For Home Health Aides
Home Health Care News

Amazon’s Exploration into Medical Services at Home May Raise Hopes
Home Care Daily

Divided government will pose an obstacle to lawmaking in 2019
Roll Call

 

 

Home Health Media Clips

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

 

Bill Aimed at Improving Access to Home Care Moves Through NJ Legislation  

Home Care Daily

 

Homewatch CareGivers Harnesses Private Equity Capital to Shine in Hyper-Competitive Market

Home Health Care News

 

Exploring the Senior Co-Housing Trend

U.S. News & World Report

 

One-floor living helps seniors 'age in place'

Reuters


 
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