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Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, September 29, 2020
 
House Democrats Release New $2.2 Trillion U.S. Stimulus Proposal
Bloomberg
 
Home Health Agencies to Start Receiving COVID-19 Tests From Feds This Week
Home Health Care News
 
Report: Supply of home health aides increases in 5 states, but patient transitions, hospitalizations still problematic
McKnight’s Senior Living 

$100 billion should be added to Provider Relief Fund for coronavirus-related needs, industry groups say
McKnight’s Senior Living 

OIG Says States Didn’t Quickly Investigate Nursing Home Complaints
Inside Health Policy
 
As insurers move this week to stop waiving telehealth copays, patients may have to pay more for virtual care
STAT
 
GUEST COMMENTARY: Driving better home care for Missouri Medicaid patients during COVID-19
Missourian 


Home Health Media Clips
Monday, September 28, 2020
 
Payer Strategies For Home Healthcare, Remote Patient Monitoring
Health Payer Intelligence
 
New CMS Data Highlights ‘Massive’ Expansion of Home Care-Related Medicare Advantage Benefits
Home Health Care News
 
Industry Voices—6 ways of reimagining healthcare in the wake of COVID-19
Fierce Healthcare
 
Letter: Home health aides deserve better pay
Buffalo News
 
CMS Happy Lawmakers Are Easing Medicare Loan Terms For Providers
Inside Health Policy
 
Trump's surprise billing order calls for naming and shaming aggressive billers
Modern Healthcare


Home Health Media Clips
Friday, September 25, 2020
 
Senate To Vote Tuesday On CR To Fund Govt., Extenders Through Dec. 11
Inside Health Policy
 
‘Technology Is Here to Stay’: Why Today’s Investments Will Pay Off Tomorrow
Home Health Care News

*PQHH's Joanne Cunningham Quoted
 
Verma’s Comments Signal Turning Point for In-Home Care
Home Health Care News 
 
Trump issues preexisting condition, surprise billing order with little enforcement
Modern Healthcare
 
Trump signs executive order to preserve coverage of preexisting conditions
Washington Times
 
CMS To Cite Nursing Homes Refusing Visits, Beneficiary Advocates Agree
Inside Health Policy
 
EHRs Help Providers Demonstrate Value-Based Hospice and Palliative Care
Hospice News 
 
4 Ways Covid-19 Could Permanently Change Senior Living Operations
Senior Housing News


Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, September 24, 2020
 
‘Real Accommodations for Providers’: House Bill Takes Aim at Advance and Accelerated Loan Repayment
Home Health Care News
 
CMS Announces $165M to Support Home Care, Reduce ‘America’s Over-Reliance’ on Nursing Homes
Home Health Care News
 
AHA Wants HHS To Revise ‘Restrictive’ Provider Relief Guidance
Inside Health Policy 
  
HHS changes revenue calculation for keeping COVID-19 relief funds
Modern Healthcare
 
Home care nurses account for most malpractice claims over five-year period
Modern Healthcare
 
Ten National Healthcare Associations Ask CMS to Avoid Finalizing ACO Quality Changes
Healthcare Innovation
 
Telehealth Should Be Expanded—If It Can Address Today’s Health Care Challenges
Health Affairs
 
Medicare Enrollment Could Affect Access to Telehealth
Public News Service


Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, September 23, 2020
 
Trump preparing executive orders on health care this week
Politico
 
Trump Seeks Health-Care Wins Through Executive Orders This Week
Bloomberg
 
Dems Grill CMS On Medicare Loan Expansion Without Congress’ Approval
Inside Health Policy
 
Democratic senators highlight continuing toll of covid-19 in nursing homes
Washington Post
 
Casey, Wyden: 11 Nursing Home Residents Die Of COVID-19 Every Hour
Inside Health Policy 

‘Living wage’ would benefit 75 percent of direct care workforce: LeadingAge report
McKnight’s Senior Living
 
Researchers tout method for ensuring data travels home with patients
McKnight’s Senior Living


Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
 
House, Senate on collision course over government funding as shutdown looms in nine days
The Washington Post
 
Verma confirms Medicare loan recoupment delay amid Hill negotiations
Modern Healthcare 

Verma: CMS Holding Off on Medicare Loan Recoupment, Keeping Tabs on Congress
Home Health Care News
 
House CR Includes White House-Backed Medicare, Medicaid Provisions
Inside Health Policy 

Why Technology Adoption Alone Won’t Help Home Health Providers
Home Health Care News
 
Medicare Premiums Capped Under House Democrats’ Stopgap Bill
Bloomberg
 
HHS Says Vaccines Will Be Free For All, Except Maybe Seniors
Inside Health Policy


Home Health Media Clips
Monday, September 21, 2020
 
Growing pains or not, many operators wincing under PDGM
McKnight’s Senior Living
 
AMA backs Senate bill that would remove Medicare's geographic, site restrictions on telehealth
Becker’s Hospital Review
 
Beneficiary Advocates: COVID-19 Report Is Lenient On Nursing Homes, CMS
Inside Health Policy
 
Mitigating the impact of Covid-19 on Medicare Advantage risk scores and payment
MedCity News 

Faces of the pandemic: Home health worker's testing regimen reduces risks
Waco Tribune
 
540,000 COVID-19 antigen tests for assisted living communities are ‘in the mail’
McKnight’s Senior Living
 
How Three of the Fastest-Growing Home Care Companies Stand Out Among Their Peers
Home Health Care News
 
Los Angeles Home Health Agency Using Telehealth to Drive Patient Referrals
Home Health Care News
 
Forget the President. Senate May Matter More for Markets
Bloomberg


Home Health Media Clips
Friday, September 18, 2020
 
Nursing home commission makes recommendations to CMS to 'save the lives' of residents
Modern Healthcare
 
Nearly 60% of physicians report burnout since COVID-19
Modern Healthcare
 
Both Nursing Homes, CMS Say Commission Study Validates Their Stance
Inside Health Policy
 
Wyden: Vote Against Trump To Protect Medicare
Inside Health Policy
 
Home care service creates "Loneliness Squad" as seniors experience isolation
News 4 San Antonio
 
How Medicare Successes Inform Medicaid Value-Based Care Progress
Health Payer Intelligence


Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, September 17, 2020
 
Growth During Uncertainty: How In-Home Care Providers View 2020 and Beyond
Home Health Care News
 
Home care group seeks clarity on new sick leave exemption
McKnight’s Senior Living
 
MA Plan Uses Home Healthcare to Manage Multiple Chronic Diseases
Health Payer Intelligence 
 
Trump Disputes Redfield’s Timeline Of COVID-19 Vaccine Availability
Inside Health Policy


Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, September 16, 2020
 
CMS Issues New Guidance to Advance Value-Based Payment Models in Medicaid
Home Health Care News
 
For rural seniors, coronavirus strains access to home-based care, just when it is most necessary
Colorado Sun
 
Trump Says Long-Promised Obamacare Replacement Is ‘All Ready’
Bloomberg


Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
 
DOL Revises FFCRA Regulations, Potentially Sparing Home-Based Care Providers
Home Health Care News
 
Home health and telehealth care growing during pandemic
Live 5 News (Charleston, SC) 

BIO Says COVID-19 Vaccine Likely Won’t Be Ready Before 2020 Election
Inside Health Policy 
 
ACOs Saved $1.19B In 2019, CMS Says, Touting Revamped Program
Inside Health Policy 

Medicare ACOs in newest tracks achieved bigger savings in 2019
Modern Healthcare 

Changes to BPCI Advanced model catch providers off guard
Modern Healthcare 

Home care labor shortage worsened by COVID, cuts to funding
Nevada Current


Home Health Media Clips
Monday, September 14, 2020
 
‘It’s Different for Everybody’: Inside Recover Health’s PDGM Strategy
Home Health Care News
 
NAHC’s Dombi: COVID-19 Tests Have Limitations, Shouldn’t Be Viewed as ‘Panacea’
Home Health Care News
 
Home Care No Longer a Job Seeker’s Market, New Data Suggests
Home Health Care News 
 
Why Telemedicine May Stay Even After Covid Fades Away: QuickTake
Bloomberg
 
The problem with home care
McKnight’s 

STUDY: Half of Medicare Patients Do Not Receive Recommended Health Care After Hospitalization
Home Care 

Restarting home health aide services during the pandemic
San Diego Union Tribune 

4 Strategies to Advance Value-Based Care During and After a Crisis
Health Payer Intelligence
 
A simple goal: Make work less grueling for home health aides
McKnight’s Senior Living


Home Health Media Clips
Friday, September 11, 2020
 
Skinny GOP Coronavirus Relief Package Dies In Senate
Inside Health Policy
 
Home Health Providers Ready to Step Up If Regulators Reduce SNF Capacity
Home Health Care News
 
Many older adults do not receive home health care despite referrals
Healio
 
Study: Half of Medicare Patients Do Not Receive Recommended Home Health Care
Pharmacy Times
 
Home alone: For many, post-acute care never is delivered
McKnight’s Senior Living
 
Democrats Demand $6 Million Repayment From Medicare Leader
Bloomberg


Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, September 10, 2020
 
Senate To Vote On GOP’s Slim ‘Dead-On-Arrival' COVID-19 Relief Package
Inside Health Policy
 
White House Wants Extenders In Fiscal 2021 Continuing Resolution
Inside Health Policy
 
HHS Rural Health Roadmap Pushes Telehealth Flexibility, State Grants,
Inside Health Policy
 
MedPAC members weigh future of telehealth coverage
Health IT News
 
Home Health Agencies Still Waiting for Details After Feds Float Plans to Distribute Point-of-Care COVID-19 Tests
Home Health Care News 
 
Start-up soars providing in-home health care, testing in time of covid
The Philadelphia Inquirer
 
Medicare Private Plans Got $2.6 Billion in Questionable Payments
Bloomberg


Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, September 9, 2020
 
McConnell calls for vote on narrow COVID-19 bill without provider funding
Modern Healthcare
 
As In-Home Care Providers Embrace Medicare Advantage, They’ll Need to Better Manage Vulnerable Populations
Home Health Care News
 
Despite New Challenges, Low Wages Continue to Plague Home Care Jobs
Home Health Care News
 
Will telemedicine save US health care?
The Hill
 
Startup Soars Providing In-Home Health Care, Testing in Time of Covid
Bloomberg
 
Home care favored 2 to 1 over facility-based care for post-pandemic setting: survey
McKnight’s Senior Living


Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, September 8, 2020
 
Half of Medicare patients do not receive recommended healthcare after hospitalization
Healthcare Finance News

*DDA Analysis mentioned

Countdown to Recoupment: CMS Hasn’t Started Loan Repayment Process for Home Health Providers
Home Health Care News 
 
HCAOA’s Vicki Hoak: Home Care Must Take Advantage of Its Moment in the Spotlight
Home Health Care News
 
MedPAC Considers Permanent Telehealth For APMs After COVID-19
Inside Health Policy
 
Home health providers call for more flexibility in CMS' telehealth rule
Modern Healthcare
 
We should push for more progress in telehealth
The Hill 
 
Trump Re-Election Struggles Threaten Republican Senate Majority
Bloomberg Government
 
When mom or dad can no longer live alone
Daily Herald
 
PDGM & COVID-19 Can Bring New Opportunities
Home Care Magazine


Home Health Media Clips
Friday, September 4, 2020
 
HAPPY LABOR DAY!
 
CMS Completes Home Health Compare Overhaul, Launches New Medicare Tool
Home Health Care News
 
CMS Consolidates Online Healthcare Compare Tools Into One Website
Inside Health Policy
 
Home Health Is Beneficial, But In-Home Infusions Remain Risky, ASCO Says
Oncology Nursing News
 
Opinion: Grateful for work of home health aides
Middletown Press
 
State-Issued PPE Halted For Home Health Aides
CT Junkies
 
Aetna, Landmark Health partner on in-home medical care for Medicare Advantage members in New York
Fierce Healthcare
 
HHS To Give Nursing Homes $2 Billion Relief Based On Performance
Inside Health Policy


Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, September 3, 2020
 
Home Health Payments Much Lower Than Expected Under New Model
RevCycleIntelligence

*DDA Analysis on PDGM
 
Study finds disparities in receipt of home health care after hospital discharge
New-Medical
 
Half of Medicare patients do not receive recommended health care after hospitalization
Science Codex
 
Provider Relief General Distribution Opens For Assisted Living Facilities
Inside Health Policy
 
Healthcare leadership lacks the racial diversity needed to reduce health disparities
Modern Healthcare 


Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, September 2, 2020
 
Home healthcare spending down almost a quarter under PDGM
Healthcare Finance News 

*DDA Analysis on PDGM
 

CMS hasn't started garnishing Medicare pay to recoup $100 billion in loans
Modern Healthcare
 
Why Telehealth Coverage Mandates Can’t Reverse Course
Health Tech Magazine 

The Potential of AI in Homecare
Home Care Magazine
 
California PPE bills require providers to create stockpiles for workers
Modern Healthcare


Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, September 1, 2020
 
CMS clarifies COVID-19 relief funds won't penalize future Medicare pay
Modern Healthcare 
 
Home Health Agencies Plan Ahead for Full-Blown RCD Resumption
Home Health Care News
 
A Home Health Agency Playbook to Expanding into Medicare Part B
Home Health Care News 
 
Why Home-Based Care Needs Home Modification
Home Care Magazine



Home Health Media Clips
Monday, August 31, 2020
 
Spending on Home Health Care Down 21.6% Under PDGM
Home Health Care News

*PQHH HHPPS Comments 
 
PQHH Submits Data Calling for Rate Reduction to be Reversed
Home Care Magazine

*PQHH HHPPS Comments 
 
Home health care businesses struggle to find workers during pandemic
WANE
 
Providers criticize 'unrealistic' CMS COVID-19 testing, reporting requirements
Modern Healthcare


Home Health Media Clips
Friday, August 28, 2020
 
Political parties should come together to expand telehealth access
The Hill
 
In-Home Primary Care Investments Likely to Trickle Down to Home-Based Care Agencies
Home Health Care News 
 
Home Health Agency Denied Review of Medicare, Medicaid Loss
Bloomberg
 
Pensacola home health care service offers alternative option to long-term care facilities
WEAR-TV
 
COVID Jump-Starts Cancer Care at Home
Clinical Oncology
 
DOJ Seeks Data On Dem Governors’ COVID-19 Nursing Home Policies
Inside Health Policy
 
Providers not on board with new CDC COVID-19 testing guidelines
Modern Healthcare 


Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, August 27, 2020
 
Debunking Common PDGM Primary Diagnosis Myths
Home Health Care News 
 
Health Care Bankruptcies Hit Record High, But Home Health Care’s Financial Future Remains Murky
Home Health Care News 
 
NAHC Calls on CMS to Roll Back 2020 Rate Adjustment
Home Care Magazine
 
Confessions of a Home Health Agency Owner: ‘CMS Is Trying to Put Agencies Like Mine Out of Business’
Home Health Care News 
 
COVID-19 at Home: What Does Optimal Care Look Like?
MedScape


Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
 
Senators Call for Better Telehealth Coverage for Home Health Care
mHealthIntelligence
 
More Than Half of All Home Health Agencies Have Treated COVID-19 Patients
Home Health Care News 
 
Decision to Care for COVID-19 Patients Pays Off for Home Care Agencies
Home Health Care News
 
Home Health Care’s ‘Pandemic Pioneer’ Grows Patient Census to All-Time High
Home Health Care News
 
John Olajide wants to make home health care as easy as hailing a ride
Dallas Morning News
 
Medical Home Visit Programs During COVID-19 State of Emergency
American Journal of Managed Care


Home Health Media Clips
Monday, August 24, 2020
 
CMS Announces New ‘Phased-In Approach’ to the Review Choice Demonstration
Home Health Care News
 
Op-ed: COVID-19 illuminates value of home health care as alternative for Indiana's seniors
Indianapolis Star
 
A silver lining to the pandemic: At-home care helps patients detect life-threatening illnesses
CNN

 

Home Health Media Clips
Friday, August 21, 2020
 
More people are receiving at-home medical care during the pandemic to avoid getting sick with COVID-19, and it could set home-health programs up for rapid growth
Business Insider
 
Home Health Agencies Aren’t ‘Upcoding’ to Maximize PDGM Reimbursement
Home Health Care News
 
The Growth of Telehealth in Geriatric Medicine
Home Care Magazine
 
States Still Struggling to Use Last Round of Federal Covid Relief
Bloomberg
 
Hard Hit by Covid-19, Nursing Homes Are Ripe for Reinvention
Bloomberg
 
HHS Grants $35M To Rural Areas To Boost Telehealth, Workforce
Inside Health Policy
 
In Response to COVID, NJ Moves to Pay Long-Term Care Workers More
NJ Spotlight


Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, August 20, 2020
 
Senior Care Stakeholders: Latest COVID-19 Relief Proposal Is ‘Shameful,’ ‘Anemic’
Home Health Care News 

Bipartisan Legislation Would Extend CARES Act Deadline By One Year
Inside Health Policy
 
The Secret to Setting Up Shop in the SNF-at-Home Space
Home Health Care News 


Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, August 19, 2020
 
Senate GOP narrows COVID-19 relief asks, removes provider funding
Modern Healthcare
 
Dozens of Home-Based Care Businesses Have Received PPP Loans of $5M+
Home Health Care News
 
Sen. May: Invest in home care workers for economy, jobs, seniors (Commentary)
Syracuse.com
 
HHS Outlines Pandemic Response, Social Health Goals In 10-Year Plan
Inside Health Policy
 
COVID-19 could push systems to create telehealth leadership roles
Modern Healthcare


Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, August 18, 2020
 
In-Home Care Agencies May Look to Cut Costs by Scrapping Brick-and-Mortar Offices
Home Health Care News
 
With 40% of Nursing Homes Close to Shutting Down, the ‘Shift to Home’ Is Likely to Accelerate
Home Health Care News
 
Medicare Boosts Hospitals’ Payments to Offset Virus Losses
Bloomberg
 
Sanders, Jayapal Outline Progressives’ Health Care Plan If Biden Elected
Inside Health Policy
 
Home care aides needed as more elderly choose to stay home
WTVY-TV (AL)


Home Health Media Clips
Monday, August 17, 2020
 
Florida Reps Urge CMS to Delay Review Choice Demonstration in State
Home Care
 
Assisted Living Facilities Still Restricting Home Health Providers
Home Health Care News
 
PPE Shortage Could Last Years Without Strategic Plan, Experts Warn
Kaiser Health News 
 
Home care aides needed as more elderly choose to stay home
WBRC

How one community improved COVID-19 nursing home care with collaboration and communication
Forth Worth Business


Home Health Media Clips
Friday, August 14, 2020
 
Questions Abound On Future Relief As HHS Reopens Provider Fund
Inside Health Policy
 
Finding ‘Fresh Blood’: How COVID-Related Unemployment Has Created a New Class of Caregivers
Home Health Care News
 
Assisted Living Facilities Still Restricting Home Health Providers
Home Health Care News


Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, August 13, 2020
 
Medicare telehealth expansion could be here to stay. Here's where things stand
CNBC
 
Stuck in the Stone Age: 30% of Home-Based Care Providers Aren’t Using Technology Tools
Home Health Care News
 
Health Executives Encouraged by Trump’s Rural Health Options
Bloomberg


Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, August 12, 2020
 
CMS unveils new alternative payment model for rural health
Modern Healthcare
 
Rural Hospitals, Doctors Get HHS Assist in New Payment System
Bloomberg
 
Congress Must Catch up on Telehealth | Opinion
Newsweek
 
Telemedicine shines during pandemic but will glow fade?
Modern Healthcare
 
4 Tips To Evaluate Home Care Options During COVID-19
Forbes
 
Survey shows seniors are embracing technology and telehealth during pandemic
MobiHealthNews


Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, August 11, 2020
 
Hospitals Full, Doctors Treated Her Severe COVID-19 at Home
Health Day
 
OIG: Medicare Overpaid $267M for Hospital In-Patient Claims with Post-Acute Transfers to Home Health Services
Home Health Care News
 
OIG says hospitals overbilled Medicare $267M by improperly coding post-discharge services
Healthcare Dive 

Hospital Closures, Cuts Mean Fewer Options for Rural Patients
Bloomberg
 
Democrats Seek GOP Support For Nursing Homes, FMAP In Senate Relief
Inside Health Policy
 
It’s Time to Abolish Nursing Homes
The Nation


Home Health Media Clips
Monday, August 10, 2020
 
W&M Rural Task Force Calls For Telehealth Flexibility With Guardrails
Inside Health Policy
 
Home Care Companies Create New Revenue Streams by Helping Businesses Safely Reopen
Home Health Care News
 
9 healthcare policies at stake if Congress' COVID-19 package stalls
Modern Healthcare
 
OIG: Medicare Overpaid Hospitals $267M for Post-Acute-Care Transfers to Home Health
Health Leaders Media


Home Health Media Clips
Friday, August 7, 2020
 
Telehealth Changes by Trump Administration a First Step
MedPage Today
 
Medicare Urged to Improve Oversight of Nursing Home Staffing
Bloomberg Government
 
The pandemic proves it: We have to reimagine nursing home care from the ground up | Ray E. Landis
Pennsylvania Capital-Star
 
How Listening To Employees Reduces Turnover in Your Home Health Organization
Home Care Magazine
 
New Court Ruling Creating ‘Tremendous Amount of Confusion’ Over Paid Leave in Home Care
Home Health Care News

 

Home Health Care News
Thursday, August 6, 2020
 
With Stimulus Deadline Nearing, Home-Based Care Industry Scrambles to Secure Additional Relief
Home Health Care News 
 
Telehealth Boom Misses Older Adults
MedPage Today
 
Telehealth seems here to stay – so how can it be improved?
Healthcare IT News
 
Letter: Home health care workers deserve better
Daily Freeman
 
Covid-19: Home Health Workers Vulnerable to Many Risks During Pandemic
Physicians Weekly
 

Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, August 5, 2020
 
Home Health Care Is A Bright Light During Covid-19 With An Even Brighter Future
Forbes
 
Telehealth Advocates Applaud CMS Proposal, Say More Work To Be Done
Inside Health Policy
 
CMS: True Telehealth Change Will Require Congressional Action
Home Health Care News 
 
Survey: Home health workers stressed, overlooked amid COVID-19
CIDRAP
 
Court Ruling Could Prove Costly, Remove Home Care Agencies from FFCRA ‘Exemption List’
Home Health Care News



Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, August 4, 2020
 
CMS To Propose Covering Additional Medicare Telehealth Services
Inside Health Policy
 
Trump orders HHS to make telehealth expansion permanent
Modern Healthcare
 
CMS Proposes Permanent Extension of Some Telehealth, Therapy Waivers After COVID-19 Emergency
Skilled Nursing News
 
COVID-19, Home Health, And More
Health Affairs
 
Home-Based Medical Care Can Reduce Hospitalizations and Lower Costs — But It’s Still Underutilized
Home Health Care News

Home Health to Play Increasingly Important Role in Clinical Research
Home Health Care News 

 

Home Health Media Clips
Monday, August 3, 2020
 
COVID-19 Stimulus Stalls Over Unemployment Aid, House Nixes Recess
Inside Health Policy
 
House Republicans Accuse States Of Hoarding CARES Act Funds
Inside Health Policy
 
COVID-19, PDGM to Drive Home Health Deal Activity Up While Pushing Valuations Down
Home Health Care News
 
Finding the Right Employee Compensation Model Under PDGM
Home Health Care News 
 
Pandemic casts spotlight on needs of home health care workers
Daily Freeman

Home Health Media Clips
Friday, July 31, 2020
 
HHS Report Details Uptick In Medicare Telehealth Usage
Inside Health Policy
 
What Home Health Providers Need to Know Before a Medicare Part B Expansion
Home Health Care News
 
‘Family CNA Model’ for Pediatric Home Health Patients Gaining Momentum Amid COVID-19
Home Health Care News
 
Why the Proposed Medicare Rate Increase for 2021 Is ‘No Cause for Celebration’
Home Health Care News
 
COVID Cases on the Rise in Nursing Homes in 26 States as Federal Death Count Tops 40,000
Skilled Nursing News
 
Surprise billing fix faces major hurdles in last-minute push
Modern Healthcare

 

Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, July 30, 2020
 
Dombi: Regulatory Flexibilities Mean More Competition for Home Health Providers
Home Health Care News 
 
Humana Helps Fast-Track In-Home Primary Care Company Heal’s Growth with $100M Investment
Home Health Care News 
 
AHA To CMS: Keep All COVID-19 Flexibility, Including A Stop To Audits
Inside Health Policy
 
HHS Report On Surprise Billing Does Not Take Sides On Legislative Fix
Inside Health Policy
 
Exploring Telehealth & Partnerships Post-COVID-19
Home Care Magazine
 
As COVID-19 Testing Devices Ship Out to Nursing Homes, Securing Adequate Supplies Could Take Six Months
Skilled Nursing News

 

Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
 
Lawmakers Push Bills To Make Telehealth Waivers Permanent
Inside Health Policy
 
August to Usher in Onslaught of Home Health Audits
Home Health Care News
 
Home Health Admissions Down 2.45%; MA Enrollment Up 4%
Home Health Care News
 
Home Health, Hospice Multiples Hit Record High Amid COVID-19 Emergency
Home Health Care News
 
NAHC Head: Possible Silver Linings in Pandemic
Home Care Magazine
 
INSIGHT: Health-Care Deals Up in Q2, but Long-Term Covid Impacts Unclear
Bloomberg

 

Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
 
‘An Absolute Travesty’: Home Health Advocates Make Last-Ditch Effort to Delay Review Choice Demonstration
Home Health Care News
PQHH mentioned, Tom Rogers & Bobby Lolley quoted
 
Home healthcare patients, providers here in Michigan need federal support to overcome pandemic
Lansing State Journal
OpEd by Barry Cargill, Michigan HomeCare & Hospice Association 

Senate Relief Bill Includes Liability Limits, Telehealth Waiver Extensions
Inside Health Policy
 

Here Are the Differences Between the House and Senate Coronavirus Relief Bills
New York Times
 

What’s in Senate Republicans’ $1 Trillion Pandemic Relief Plan
Bloomberg
 

'Weeks where decades happen': Telehealth 6 months into COVID-19
Healthcare Dive
 

Supply Chain Tip of the Week: Consider contracting with a home health agency when implementing total joint replacements
Beckers ASC
 

Biden Is Right. Pay for Home Health Workers Is Paltry.
Kaiser Health News

 

Home Health Media Clips
Monday, July 27, 2020
 
Senate GOP, White House poised to unveil their next coronavirus relief plan
ABC News
 
HHS Delays Provider Relief Fund Spending Reports Until 2021
Home Health Care News
 
Why More Home Care Agencies Are Building Their Businesses on Culture-Based Care
Home Health Care News 
 
Four Drug Pricing Executive Orders Mostly Reboot Stalled Policies
Inside Health Policy
 
Telehealth is burgeoning, but how to pay for it?
Commonwealth Magazine
 
HHS OIG Identifies Home Health Overpayments in LUPA Threshold Situations
Home Care Magazine

 

Home Health Care News
Friday, July 24, 2020
 
Azar Renews COVID-19 Public Health Emergency
Inside Health Policy
 
Draft Senate GOP COVID-19 Bill Takes Shape With $25B For Hospitals
Inside Health Policy
 
Providers press Senate to add $100B in relief funds in next COVID-19 package
Fierce Healthcare
 
CMS Administrator Seema Verma Promotes Telehealth At UH Hospital Visit
Idea Stream
 
Early Data Shows PDGM’s Regional Winners, Losers
Home Health Care News

 

Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, July 23, 2020
 
PPP Loans Have Helped Save More Than 160K US Home-Based Care Jobs
Home Health Care News
 
Providers, Hospitals Want Provider Relief Fund Replenished Again
Inside Health Policy
 
Emergency Declaration Ends July 25 Unless HHS Acts, Medicaid Bump At Stake
Inside Health Policy
 
Provider-relief grant-spending reports due in February 2021
Modern Healthcare
 
Home Health Aides Get Class Status in N.Y. Overtime, Notice Suit
Bloomberg Law
 
Trump administration announces $5B COVID-19 relief funds, future testing requirements for nursing homes
Fierce Healthcare

 

Home Health Care News
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
 
In-Home Care Providers on the Lookout for Next Stimulus Package
Home Health Care News 

PQHH & NAHC Quoted
 
Another Problem On The Health Horizon: Medicare Is Running Out Of Money
NPR
 
New bill in the House aims to protect access to telehealth
Minibriefs 

7 Things to Consider with New Telehealth Legislation Proposed
Health Leaders Media
 
Telemedicine is more convenient during Covid-19. It’s also a magnet for fraud and data theft
STAT

Hospitals: Latest $10B Relief Plan Misses New Hotspots
Inside Health Policy
 
CMS to resume healthcare provider audits Aug. 3
Modern Healthcare

 

Home Health Media Clips
Monday, July 20, 2020
 
A Covid-19 Lesson: Some Seriously Ill Patients Can Be Treated at Home
New York Times
 
The telemedicine genie is out of the bottle
The Hill
 
Home Health in the Time of COVID-19
MedPage Today
 
The Number of Medicare-Certified Home Health Agencies Is Dwindling
Home Health Care News
 
Why this health care startup felt launching early during a pandemic was the best business strategy
Fortune

Home Health Media Clips
Friday, July 17, 2020
 
Home Health Providers Upset By Review Choice Demo During Pandemic
Inside Health Policy 

* NAHC & FL/NC Assn. quoted

Bipartisan Caucus Looks To Cement Medicare Telehealth Post-Pandemic
Inside Health Policy 

House bill would cut Medicare restrictions on home telemedicine
Modern Healthcare
 
Home is where the health is: Ask yourself 6 questions about aging in place
USA Today 
 
Wisconsin facing a shortage of home health care nurses
WTMJ-TV


Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, July 16, 2020
 
Coronavirus Daily Update: Restarting the Review Choice Demonstration Is ‘Ill-Advised,’ Advocates Warn
Home Health Care News

*PQHH Quoted
 
Early Impact Of CMS Expansion Of Medicare Telehealth During COVID-19
Health Affairs
 
Home-Based Care Providers Net More Than $666M in Small PPP Loans
Home Health Care News
 
Home Health Agencies with Recent Acquisitions Likely Still Waiting on CARES Act Funds
Home Health Care News 
 
E&C Approves Bills To Strengthen Medicare, Medicaid Patient Protections
Inside Health Policy

 

Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
 
Home Care Agencies Can Curb Turnover Costs with Better Preparation, Job Quality
Home Health Care News 
 
Home Care Aides Keep Working Amid Massive Health Risks
Forbes
 
HHS Will Send Point Of Care Tests To 2,000 Nursing Homes
Inside Health Policy
 
Making CARES Act Funds Flexible Won’t Save States, Stakeholders Say
Inside Health Policy
 
House budget leader seeks hazard pay, sick leave for home health workers
Richmond.com

 

Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, July 14, 2020
 
Stakeholders Looking For COVID-19 Emergency Extension, 2021 Pay Rule Proposals
Inside Health Policy 
 
Advocates: ACOs Vital During COVID-19 But Need More CMS Support
Inside Health Policy
 
'It was very challenging': How home care attendants kept seniors out of nursing homes during the COVID-19 pandemic
amNewYork
 
Only 25% of Home Care Agencies Track Hospital Readmission Rates
Home Health Care News
 
JOEL MEKLER: Getting the inside track on home health care
New Castle News

 

Home Health Media Clips
Monday, July 13, 2020
 
Record Low Senior Housing Occupancy Could Be a Boon for In-Home Care Providers
Home Health Care News
 
Virginia home health aides look for state relief in pandemic
The Washington Post
 
Home Health Cash Flow Has Yet to Recover from Post-PDGM Dip
Home Health Care News
 
Some hospitals choose to continue providing elective procedures
Modern Healthcare

 

Home Health Media Clips
Friday, July 10, 2020
 
Physician practices, home health dominate PPP loans to healthcare industry
Columbus Business First
 
‘I’m Not Sure Their Timing Could Be Any Worse’: CMS to Resume Review Choice Demonstration
Home Health Care News
 
HHS Secretary Says Telehealth Here To Stay
Inside Health Policy
 
The Promise and Potential for Telehealth in Home Health
mHealthIntelligence
 
Dem Report Details Flaws In COVID Response, Offers Recommendations
Inside Health Policy
 
Spikes in Covid-19 Pressure Senior Living Providers, But They Now Have Playbooks
Senior Living News
 
Despite COVID-19 Resurgence, Home Health Agencies Likely to Avoid Another Sudden Admissions Drop
Home Health Care News 

 

Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, July 9, 2020
 
Some states cement COVID-19 telehealth expansions
Modern Healthcare
 
Buyer Beware: Factors Home-Based Care Providers Should Consider Before Acquiring PPP Recipients
Home Health Care News
 
‘A Decrease in Need’: Home Care Agencies Face Less Profitable Transportation Lines Amid COVID-19
Home Health Care News
 
HHS To Publicly Release State COVID-19 Testing Strategies
Inside Health Policy
 
There’s No Place Like Home: States with the Best Home Health Care
KNBR

 

Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
 
Time for Policymakers, Hospitals to Bet Big on Home-Based Care
Home Health Care News
 
Senators Ask HHS, CMS for Telehealth Expansion Timeline, Details
mHealthIntelligence
 
Medicare's race, ethnic data often undercounts minority populations, study finds
Medical Xpress
 
Costs, Delays Of COVID-19 Testing Results Plague Nursing Homes
Inside Health Policy

 

Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, July 7, 2020
 
COVID-19, PDGM Hit Home Health Therapy Staff with ‘Double Whammy’
Home Health Care News
 
Post Vaccine, NIH Wants $9 Billion to Study Lasting Covid Impact
Bloomberg
 
Providers Ask Americans To Wear Masks, Pay Rules Coming Soon
Inside Health Policy 

Lawmakers, Provider Organizations Raise Alarms Over PPE Shortages
Inside Health Policy
 
House Appropriators Hike HHS By $1.5B In Draft 2021 Spending Bill
Inside Health Policy
 
CMS tacks on new provider payment for home dialysis machines
Modern Healthcare

 

Home Health Media Clips
Monday, July 6, 2020
 
Feds: Help Louisiana shore up its healthcare infrastructure
The Daily Advertiser

OpEd by Warren Hebert, HomeCare Association of Louisiana
 
Home Caregivers Shoulder Burden in Covid-19 Fight
Wall Street Journal
 
Nearly 70% of ACOs Will Soon Offer Some Type of Home Visits
Home Health Care News
 
Tale of Two Home Health Providers: ‘Value-Based Care Gap’ Growing Wider
Home Health Care News
 
Coronavirus has forced doctors, insurers to embrace telemedicine like never before
The State
 
Congress needs to protect physicians from Medicare cuts
The Hill
 
Nursing home deaths have critics saying it’s time to rethink the institutional model for elder care
Salon
 
Reflections of a home health nurse, tending patients and easing fears amid COVID-19
MSN
 
'The forgotten ones': Virginia's home health aides look for state relief in coronavirus crisis
Star Exponent

 

Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, July 2, 2020
 
CMS Hints At Permanent Telehealth Proposals In Upcoming Pay Rule
Inside Health Policy 

82% of Home Health Providers Saw Coronavirus-Related Revenue Reductions in May
Home Health Care News
 
In-home health care: Another option for medical care
White Bear Press
 
Replacing nursing homes during the coronavirus pandemic
Axios

Medicare bundles lead to some hospital savings, but mortality rates stay flat, study says
Becker’s Hospital Review

 

Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, July 1, 2020

 
Seniors need home health access more than ever | Commentary
Orlando Sentinel

*OpEd by Bobby Lobby, Home Care Association of Florida
 
COVID-19 Continues to Disrupt Home Health Industry
Home Care Magazine

*NAHC Survey
 
By the Numbers: Breaking Down Home Health LUPA Patterns
Home Health Care News
 
NY Senators Pushing Gov. Cuomo To Expand COVID-19 Testing For Home Health Aides
CBS New York
 
Concerns Raised About Logistics Of Testing Home Health Aides For Coronavirus
CBS New York (VIDEO)
 
White House Debuts New Regulatory Playbook After Virus Delay
Bloomberg 

HHS will renew public health emergency
Modern Healthcare
 
CMS Appoints New Chief Medical Officer
Home Health Care News

 

 


 
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