Benchmarks
05/06/2020
by: CDC
The data below show the underlying medical conditions for 305 adult patients hospitalized with COVID-19 at eight Georgia hospitals in March 2020, according to a recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report.
04/29/2020
The charts below show how coders’ job function and years of experience impact their annual average salary.
04/23/2020
by: CCW
This table shows how the combined effects of all of the proposals in the 2021 hospice payment rule vary by specific types of providers and by location. See full breakdown below. (For more details on the 2021 proposed hospice payment rule, see story.) 

 
04/16/2020
Here’s a look at how health care providers responded when the coronavirus started to spread through communities in the U.S., according
to 192 respondents to a DecisionHealth survey that closed late in March.
04/09/2020
Employee and patient safety topped the list of greatest concerns among the 192 respondents to a recent DecisionHealth survey to gauge providers’ needs during this public national emergency.
04/02/2020
In 2019, Medicare skilled home care aides nationwide had a turnover rate of about 25.4%, according to the Hospital & Healthcare Compensation Service’s 2019-2020 Home Care Salary & Benefits Report. That’s up from 24.5%, according to the 2018-2019 report (HHL 3/25/19). (See story,)
03/19/2020
Among the Hospice Item Set (HIS) measures posted on Hospice Compare, providers improved the most on “Hospice and palliative care pain assessment” and the “Hospice and palliative care composite process measure” during the February 2020 refresh.
03/12/2020
About 22% of private duty agencies said their top referral source of 2018 was clients, according to Home Care Pulse of Rexburg, Idaho.
03/12/2020
About 22% of private duty agencies said their top referral source of 2018 was clients, according to Home Care Pulse of Rexburg, Idaho. Home Care Pulse’s 2019 Home Care Benchmarking Study includes responses from 688 providers representing more than 1,100 locations.
03/04/2020
About 61% of agencies will work to improve on the quality of care star rating measure “acute care hospitalization” in 2020.

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