Home Health Line Breaking News
07/15/2019
A significant portion of the 2020 PPS proposed rule deals with potential measures and associated assessment elements that could come to the home health industry in the future.
07/15/2019
A new study published July 1 in the journal Health Affairs found that seniors with dementia who use home care have suffered more severe outcomes stemming from medical emergencies than those in skilled nursing facilities.
07/15/2019
The reports examine issues of deficiencies and abuse in hospice care.
07/11/2019
The 2020 PPS proposed rule, which was posted to the Federal Register July 11, reinforces the plan to implement the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) beginning on or after Jan. 1, 2020.
07/08/2019
A recent study in Health Affairs found that policies that curtail immigration are likely to compromise the availability of care.
07/08/2019
Home care aides often suffer verbal abuse at the hands of clients and their families, according to a study published in Occupational & Environmental Medicine.
07/08/2019
The tech-savvy startup HomeHero – once among the group of companies dubbed the “Uber” of elder care – may be making a comeback more than two years after getting out of the home care business.
07/01/2019
In it’s June 2019 report, the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) provided additional detail on what a unified post-acute care payment model might look like.
07/01/2019
Provider preview reports and star ratings preview reports for the October 2019 Home Health Compare refresh will be delayed until early July.
07/01/2019
CMS has posted pre-training materials for the recent home heath quality reporting program webinar on achieving a full Annual Payment Update (APU) or market basket increase.

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