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Home Health Media Clips
Friday, July 12, 2024
 
How Chevron's demise could impact employers, purchasers and health payers
Fierce Healthcare
 
House GOP Leaders To HHS: Quickly Peg Regs, Court Cases Affected By Chevron’s Demise
Inside Health Policy
 
HHS Telehealth Proposal Prompts Call for Congressional Extension
Bloomberg
 
Report: Care worker turnover, vacancy remains major hurdle for senior care providers
McKnight’s Home Care
 
Adoption of supplemental benefits does little to alter MA plan membership, study finds
McKnight’s Home Care
 
Why has Medicare’s Innovation Center failed?
The Hill 

 

Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, July 11, 2024
 
Another Medicare pay cut looms for physicians
Modern Healthcare
 
Providers Urge Congressional Action After CMS Proposes 2.8% Cut In PFS
Inside Health Policy
 
Hospitals Blast OPPS Pay, Raise Concerns Over CoP Changes
Inside Health Policy
 
How the ‘Medicare Cliff’ is raising costs and worsening health for many older low-income adults
Fortune
 
Why Private Equity’s Involvement In Home-Based Care Is Largely Overstated
Home Health Care News
 
Senior living should be excluded from proposed federal cybersecurity reporting requirements: AHCA/NCAL
McKnight’s Senior Living
 
House committee greenlights bill that would federally recognize direct support professionals
McKnight’s Home Care

 

Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, July 10, 2024
 
GOP House Bill Would Further Weaken Agencies Post-Chevron
Inside Health Policy
 
The Duality Of In-Home Health Risk Assessments
Home Health Care News
 
People perceive hospital-at-home to be effective, safe, convenient, study finds
McKnight’s Home Care
 
Most Americans Would Welcome Hospital Care at Home, Survey Shows
US News 
 
Americans embrace hospital-at-home care & associated caregiving tasks
Mhealthintelligence
 
CMS revised Medicare Advantage star ratings. Here’s which payers benefited.
Healthcare Dive

 

Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, July 9, 2024
 
All The Payment Factors Included In The 2025 Home Health Proposed Rule
Home Health Care News 

*NAHC Quoted
 
Home care workforce drops by 3,500 in June, BLS reports
McKnight’s Home Care
 
Unified Agenda Out, Medicare PFS On Tap
Inside Health Policy
 
Physicians Brace For Pay Cut, Possible MIPS Performance Threshold Hike & Reporting Changes In Proposed 2025 Fee Schedule
Inside Health Policy
 
Dozens Of In-Home Care Providers Unveiled As Participants In CMS’ GUIDE Model
Home Health Care News
 
Details Emerge About Participants in Dementia Alternative Payment Model
Healthcare Innovation 

 

Home Health Media Clips
Monday, July 8, 2024
 
Lawmakers, Policy Experts: Congress Should Seize Opportunity To Expand Authority Post-Chevron
Inside Health Policy
 
The Supreme Court just limited federal power. Healthcare is feeling the shock waves
Fierce Healthcare
 
Home Care’s Industry-Wide Turnover Rate Reaches Nearly 80%
Home Health Care News
 
Hoarding prevents home health providers from helping seniors: Senate Aging Committee report
McKnight’s Home Care
 
Web search confusion reduces seniors’ access to home care resources, study finds
McKnight’s Home Care

 

Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, July 3, 2024
 
Happy July 4th!! 
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Clips will resume on Monday, July 8.
 
NAHC blasts 2025 home health proposed rule as ‘irrational’
McKnight’s Home Care
 
Medicare home health payments to dip 1.7% in CY 2025
RevCycleIntelligence
 
Chevron ruling may slow telehealth, AI, PBM bills in Congress |
Modern Healthcare
 
The Hidden Advantages Of Having An Older Workforce In Home Health Care
Home Health Care News 
 
Lack of Affordability Tops Older Americans’ List of Health Care Worries
KFF Health News
 
Biden administration awards $206M to geriatrics clinician training programs
Fierce Healthcare

 

Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, July 2, 2024
 
NAHC to ‘capitalize’ on Supreme Court’s Chevron decision to stop Medicare rate cuts, Dombi says
McKnight’s Home Care
 
Analyzing The Wide Range Of Legal Issues Currently Affecting Home Care
Home Health Care News
 
New SCOTUS Ruling Allows Decades-Old Regs To Be Challenged, Dissenting Justices Predict ‘Chaos’
Inside Health Policy
 
How the Supreme Court’s regulation ruling will change healthcare
Modern Healthcare
 
Home Health Agencies Pay $4.5 Million to Settle Allegations
Bloomberg Law
 
In-Home Health Risk Assessments And Chart Reviews Contribute To Coding Intensity In Medicare Advantage
Health Affairs (LINK ONLY)

 

Home Health Media Clips
Monday, July 1, 2024
 
Medicare cuts jeopardize home health care option for Tennesseans. Pass this bipartisan bill
The Tennessean
The Knoxville News (reprint)

*Tennessee Association for Home Care Op-Ed
 
How The Supreme Court’s Chevron Decision Could Help Stop Home Health Cuts
Home Health Care News
 
Supreme Court overturns Chevron ruling in blow to agency power
Modern Healthcare
 
CMS, FDA Face Weakened Authority Following SCOTUS’ Chevron Decision
Inside Health Policy
 
AHCA: CMS Should Rescind Staffing Rule With Chevron Overturned
Inside Health Policy
 
SCOTUS places ‘tombstone’ on Chevron doctrine, upending operation of federal agencies
McKnight’s Senior Living
 
Study reveals impact of smooth hospital-to-home transitions on care satisfaction, length of stay
McKnight’s Home Care

 

Home Health Media Clips
Friday, June 28, 2024
 
Proposed home health rule disappoints yet again
McKnight’s Home Care

*PQHH Quoted
 
‘Draconian’ And ‘Bewildering’: Inside The 2025 Home Health Proposed Payment Rule
Home Health Care News

*PQHH Mentioned
 
Home Health Agencies to Renew Suit Over Medicare Payment Rates
Bloomberg Law

*NAHC & PQHH Quoted
 
CBO Scores Nurse Staffing Reg Repeal, AHA Backs CRA Effort
Inside Health Policy
 
W&M Advances Bills Expanding Medicare-Covered Technologies Despite Dems’ Concerns
Inside Health Policy
 
Telemedicine has become a lifeline for rural America—will it last?
Modern Healthcare
 
Health inequities haven't improved in last two decades, report says
Axios
 
Walgreens To Reduce Physical Footprint, Continue Health Care Services Focus
Home Health Care News

 

Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, June 27, 2024
 
Home Health Leaders: More Home Health Cuts in 2025 Further Undermine Patient Access to Care
PQHH Statement

Home Health Lobby Slams Proposed 2025 Home Health Pay Rule
Inside Health Policy

*PQHH & NAHC Quoted 
 
CMS proposes 1.7% Medicare cut for home health providers
Modern Healthcare

*PQHH & NAHC Quoted 
 

CMS Proposes Over 4% Cut To Home Health Medicare Payments In 2025
Home Health Care News 

*PQHH Quoted 
 
CMS proposes -1.7 percent Medicare home health payment decrease for 2025
McKnight’s Home Care

*PQHH & NAHC Quoted 
 
Medicare Seeks $280 Million Pay Cut for Home Health Agencies
Bloomberg Government

*PQHH Data Referenced
 
Spending on nursing homes, home care slows year over year
McKnight’s Senior Living

 

Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, June 26, 2024
 
Battle for talent brews between home health and skilled nursing
Modern Healthcare
 
Visa freeze worsens America's nursing shortage
Axios
 
AHA backs bid to repeal nursing home staffing rule
Modern Healthcare
 
Compared to traditional Medicare, MA does not generate significant savings for members, study finds
McKnight’s Home Care
 
Fixing The Hospital-To-Home Health Care Transition
Home Health Care News 
 
Majority Of Adults Support Regulation Of Health Care AI
Inside Health Policy

 

Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, June 25, 2024
 
‘Lot Of Work To Be Done’: What Home Health Leaders Expect From Payment Rulemaking In 2024
Home Health Care News 

*Disrupt Podcast with PQHH & Bayada
 
MedPAC Calls For More Research On Acute Hospital At-Home Program
Inside Health Policy
 
Hospital mergers could strain labor market, employer health plans
Modern Healthcare
 
HHS finalizes info blocking disincentives for hospitals, clinician groups and ACOs
Fierce Healthcare
 
Early discharge from hospital-at-home may decrease mortality likelihood, study finds
McKnight’s Home Care
 
‘Putting All the Pieces Together’: Data Drives Work to Improve Home Health Care
University of Colorado

 

Home Health Media Clips
Monday, June 24, 2024
 
How Home Health Providers Get What They Want Out Of MA Plans
Home Health Care News
 
Travel nursing demand declines, staffing agencies pivot
Modern Healthcare
 
AHA Wins Privacy Lawsuit, Related Suit Still In Play
Inside Health Policy
 
Industry Voices—The future of U.S. healthcare must be primary care-led
Fierce Healthcare
 
Older Americans in Senior Housing Have Better Health Than Those Living at Home
HealthDay
 
Medicare Telehealth Flexibilities Will Expire In December. Congress Needs To Act Swiftly, Experts Say
MedCity News 

 

Home Health Media Clips
Friday, June 21, 2024
 
Disrupt Podcast: Joanne Cunningham, Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare; David Totaro, Bayada Home Healthcare
Home Health Care News

*PQHH & Bayada Podcast Interview
 
Why more cuts to home health would hurt Medicare beneficiaries, providers
McKnight’s Home Care
 
‘Hospital at home’ gains bipartisan support but questions remain
Roll Call
 
Home Care Providers Looking For Care ‘Sweet Spots,’ Trying To Meet Clients Halfway
Home Health Care News 
 
Change Healthcare tells providers about stolen patient data due to cyberattack
McKnight’s Home Care
 
Medicare Pay, Prior Auth, and More: A Q&A With the AMA's President-Elect
MedPage Today
 
Prior authorization leads to serious adverse events for patients, AMA survey says
Healthcare Finance News 
 
N.J. seniors want home care. We plan to make it a reality | Opinion
NJ.com

 

Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, June 20, 2024
 
International nurse visa pause extended despite staffing gaps
Modern Healthcare
 
Medicaid can alleviate heavy home care costs for Medicare beneficiaries, study finds
McKnight’s Home Care
 
Prior authorization is 'wreaking havoc': AMA survey
Becker’s Hospital Review
 
Uninsured rate expected to hit 8.9% over next decade, CBO finds
Healthcare Dive

 

Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, June 19, 2024
 
Home health, hospice trade groups combine
Modern Healthcare
 
Lawmakers press CMMI's Fowler on lack of cost savings for alternative payment models
Fierce Healthcare
 
AHIP 2024: Cutting through the 'nostalgia' for traditional Medicare
Fierce Healthcare
 
LeadingAge Joins as New Co-Plaintiff in Lawsuit to Overturn CMS Nursing Home Staffing Mandate
Skilled Nursing News
 
Harnessing technology to combat loneliness among homebound and elderly patients
McKnight’s Home Care
 
Mass General Brigham’s Hospital-At-Home Nurses Unionize, Home Care Segment Moves To Follow Suit
Home Health Care News 

 

Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, June 18, 2024
 
House GOP Grills CMMI Director On Model Successes, Eyes Cuts
Inside Health Policy
 
CMMI’s savings record sparks concern among lawmakers
Healthcare Dive
 
Inside The FDA’s ‘Home As A Health Care Hub’ Initiative
Home Health Care News
 
CMS Set To Close Multi-Billion Dollar Change Healthcare Cyberattack Relief Program
Home Health Care News 
 
Change Healthcare cyberattack: CMS to end relief funding program
Modern Healthcare

 

Home Health Media Clips
Monday, June 17, 2024
 
‘An Absurd Amount of Denials’: New Legislation Seeks to Streamline Access to Home Health Services, Improve Senior Care
Home Health Care News 
 
Hospital At Home’s Popularity Among Patients Is The Best Thing Going For The Model
Home Health Care News
 
Mass General Brigham union could shape hospital-at-home’s future
Modern Healthcare
 
Elevance, Aetna among insurers to benefit from higher star ratings
Modern Healthcare
 
CMS confirms Medicare Advantage quality ratings to get new calculations
Fierce Healthcare
 
Nation’s older adult population changing, federal report shows
McKnight’s Senior Living
 
Dual-eligible beneficiaries benefit from plan integration, care coordination, study finds
McKnight’s Home Care

 

Home Health Media Clips
June 14, 2024
 
Bipartisan House Lawmakers to CMS: Ensure Access to Home Healthcare is Among Medicare’s High Priorities

Partnership Press Release
 
Lawmaker introduces draft legislation that would dramatically reform hospice benefit
McKnight’s Home Care
 
Landmark Hospice Bill Draft Includes Nursing Home-Related Proposals
Skilled Nursing News
 
Campaign to ax nursing home staffing rule accelerates in Congress
Modern Healthcare
 
Direct Care Workers are in high demand but face meager pay despite recent increase
The Minnesota Post
 
Closure of home health agency support center to result in 102 layoffs
WFAA

 

Home Health Media Clips
June 13, 2024
 
CMS: Home healthcare spending estimated to grow by 7.1 percent from 2025 to 2026, surpassing other sectors
McKnight’s Home Care
 
Home healthcare employment continues to trend upwards, BLS data reveals
McKnight’s Home Care
 
With $350 Million Gentiva Deal, Addus Puts Its Money Where Its Mouth Is
Home Health Care News
 
U.S. Rep. Beth Van Duyne: Crack Down on Hospice Fraud
Hospice News
 
Opinion: Older Californians Need Support to Age at Home. Funding it Is Critical
California Health Report
 
‘Private equity abuse’ in long-term care is target of new federal bill
McKnight’s Senior Living
 
Northrim Horizon Acquires Noble Hospice and Palliative Care
Hospice News
 
Staff Training Key to Improving Hospice Quality Among LGBTQ+ Patients
Hospice News

 

Home Health Media Clips
June 12, 2024
 
House E&C To Consider Five Medicaid Bills, Leaves Out Nursing Home Staffing Bill
Inside Health Policy
 
Home-Based Care Providers Continue To Find New Use Cases For AI
Home Health Care News
 
OhioHealth the latest system to outsource home health operations
Becker’s
 
Hospice of the Red River Valley Expands Services for Dual-Eligible Populations
Hospice News
 
What Makes A ‘Top Tier’ Payer In The Eyes Of A Home Health Provider
Home Health Care News
 
Federal overreach will reduce access to nursing home care
The Atlanta Journal Constitution
 
Making a plan to pay for long-term care: Insurance and other alternatives
CNBC

 

Home Health Media Clips
June 11, 2024
 
Senate may have the votes to scrap Biden's nursing home staffing mandate
Axios
 
FDA wants to make the home a healthcare hub
PharmaPhorum
 
NPHI: Increase Scrutiny of PE Hospice Transactions
Hospice News
 
Enhabit urges stockholders to keep current board in place as it slams shareholder’s plans
McKnight’s Home Care
 
Addus To Buy Gentiva’s Personal Care Assets For $350 Million
Home Health Care News
 
Home-Based Primary Care Could Become Larger Part Of BrightSpring’s ‘Winning Formula’
Home Health Care News
 
Compassus Enters Into Hospice, Home Health Partnership with OhioHealth
Hospice News

 

Home Health Media Clips
June 7, 2024
 
The health care workforce crisis is already here
Axios
 
VA can do more to help veterans receive care at home, Senate committee says
McKnight’s Home Care
 
Bill Would Help Veterans Age in Place, Support Caregivers
AARP
 
‘Barely scratching the surface’: AI productivity tool has major home health potential, startup founder says
McKnight’s Home Care
 
Aveanna turns home health business around with preferred payer strategy, CEO says
McKnight’s Home Care
 
How TheKey, Life Foundation Home Care Are Adapting To Changing Client, Caregiver Needs
Home Health Care News
 
LifeCare Home Health Family Finds Lands Investment From Zenyth Partners
Home Health Care News

 

Home Health Media Clips
June 6, 2024
 
Fight over nursing home staffing heats up
Modern Healthcare
 
Doggett, Schakowsky Support NH Staffing Minimum While Senators Propose CRA To Overturn It
Inside Health Policy
 
At-home care costs for the elderly have hit record highs. Here's why.
Consumer Affairs
 
NAHC President Bill Dombi Reflects On Tenure: We Went ‘To War’ On Behalf Of Our Providers
Home Health Care News
 
What The Amedisys Divestment Snag Means For The Home Health Industry
Home Health Care News
 
How Fraudulent Hospices Evade Regulators
Hospice News
 
Florida seniors get new option for mental health help from home
MSN

 

Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, June 4, 2024
 
Physicians take Medicare Advantage to task for rural patients’ care gaps
Stat News
 
Behavioral health patients a challenge to nursing homes
Modern Healthcare
 
Now-Extended Review Choice Demonstration Forced Home Health Agencies To ‘Clean Up Their Act’
Home Health Care News
 
Elara Caring, Choice Health at Home Praise New Home Health AI Tool ‘Apricot’
Home Health Care News 
 
More Medicare home health cuts would ‘cripple the industry,’ BAYADA leader says
McKnight’s Home Care
 
Assisted living’s ‘fragile’ workforce is under ‘threat’ from SNF staffing rule: NCAL leaders
McKnight’s Senior Living

 

Home Health Media Clips
Monday, June 3, 2024
 
Lawmakers Must Protect Home Health To Alleviate Hospital Bottlenecks
KFF Health News

*LTE by Joanne Cunningham
 
National aging framework outlines governmentwide initiatives promoting home-based care
McKnight’s Home Care
 
Change, not providers, responsible for breach notifications: HHS
Modern Healthcare
 
$20 minimum wage may be coming for Nevada’s home care workers
Las Vegas Review Journal
 
BAYADA leans on technology, innovation to overcome home health headwinds
McKnight’s Senior Care
 
Being a patient is getting harder in a strained and complex US health care system
AP News

 

Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, May 30, 3024
 
Pelosi: Americans’ Health Care Costs Depend On November Election
Inside Health Policy
 
Washington prepares for Trump term that could bring cuts to health programs
Axios
 
While health AI legislation remains distant, Senate wants to appropriate funds, spur action in committees and agencies
Fierce Healthcare
 
Labor costs, federal scrutiny create distress in senior living and care
McKnight’s Senior Living
 
‘The Patient Pays The Price’: Home Health Stakeholders Slam Medicare Advantage Plans As CMS Comment Period Closes
Home Health Care News 
 
Gaps by race, ethnicity exist in health care quality under traditional Medicare, Medicare Advantage plans
Medical Xpress

 

Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, May 29, 2024
 
House Budget Chair Stresses Site-Neutral Policies To Combat Health Care Consolidation
Inside Health Policy
 
Nursing home industry sues Biden administration over staffing rule
The Hill 
 
How Integrated Home Care Services Unlocks Value-Based Care For Home-Based Care Providers
Home Health Care News
 
Breaking down staffing mandate possibilities with a Washington insider
McKnight’s Newsmakers 
 
Most people would rather pay more tax now than lose Medicare
Investment News

 

Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, May 28, 2024
 
Contradictory Policymaking Has Led To Costlier Care: The Future of Health Care Is In The Home
Home Health Care News 
 
As Nursing Homes Sue CMS Over Staffing Rule, AARP Backs Agency
Inside Health Policy
 
Nursing home groups file lawsuit to block CMS' staffing mandate
Fierce Healthcare
 
Multifaceted NY workforce initiative seeks to attract students, nurses to home care
McKnight’s Home Care
 
Uber reveals new product to help caregivers and home health agencies
McKnight’s Senior Living
 
Series on long-term care affordability, staffing, equity a ‘wake-up call,’ industry advocate says
McKnight’s Senior Living

 

Home Health Media Clips
Friday, May 24, 2024
 
Senate Health Committee Approves Several Health-Related Reauthorizations
Inside Health Policy
 
Washington takes long, angry look at healthcare consolidation
Modern Healthcare
 
Mayo Clinic taps Zipline for drone delivery of meds, supplies to hospital-at-home patients
Fierce Healthcare
 
‘Time To Claim The Future’: The Hospital-At-Home Model’s Chance To Decentralize US Health Care
Home Health Care News
 
Pandemic lessons must spur federal action to protect nursing home residents
Stat News
 
Home health services feel recent spending slowdown: Altarum report
McKnight’s Home Care

 

Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, May 23, 2024
 
CMS to extend Review Choice Demonstration by five years, to remove one of three choices
McKnight’s Home Care
 
In-Home Care Support Helps MA Plans Significantly Lower Costs, Study Suggests
Home Health Care News
 
Nursing home closures sting New England hospitals
Modern Healthcare
 
Cadence finds reduced cost and better outcomes for heart failure patients through remote monitoring program
Fierce Healthcare
 
What Home-Based Care Providers Should Learn From Change Healthcare, Ascension Cyberattacks
Home Health Care News
 
Addressing health care workers’ trauma can help fight burnout
Stat News
 
Home health services expand under new Florida law
WCJB
 
Active adult consumers want a sense of community but are open to senior living if the need arises
McKnight’s Senior Living

 

Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, May 21, 2024
 
Senate Finance Leaders Unveil Potential Medicare Physician Pay Reforms, Telehealth Expansion In White Paper
Inside Health Policy
 
Medicare Advantage driving home health crisis
Commonwealth Beacon
 
Critical Shortage: Direct Care Workforce Crisis Looms
SHRM
 
Organizational support, staffing adequacy can make home care staff more resilient, research suggests
McKnight’s Home Care
 
Upgraded home care staffing tool aims to help providers better recruit direct care workers
McKnight’s Home Care
 
How Home Care Providers Are Addressing The Growing Challenge Of Caregiver ‘Ghosting’
Home Health Care News

 

Home Health Media Clips
Monday, May 20, 2024
 
Senate ramps up push to reform doctors' Medicare pay
Modern Healthcare
 
House Appropriators Draw Fire From Dems, Health Groups Over Proposed 2025 Cuts
Inside Health Policy
 
AMA's coding panel stalled a decision to diversify remote monitoring codes—again
Fierce Healthcare
 
Technology, advocacy required to empower workers in LTC, healthcare’s ‘hardest setting’
McKnight’s Long Term Care News 
 
Home care providers hope new bipartisan package will push Elizabeth Dole Act over finish line
McKnight’s Home Care

Breaking Down Walls: The Other Care Models Marking Their Territory In Home-Based Care
Home Health Care News 
 
What NJ is doing to improve nursing home care
NJ Spotlight News

 

Home Health Media Clips
Friday, May 17, 2024
 
America is hurtling toward a gray trap
Axios
 
E&C Subcommittee Passes Medicaid, Medicare Fraud Prevention, Staffing Bills
Inside Health Policy
 
E&C Panel Unanimously Advances Two-Year Telehealth Extension
Inside Health Policy
 
Hospital-at-home grows despite regulatory uncertainty
Modern Healthcare
 
US Senators Move To Extend CMS’ Acute Hospital Care at Home Waiver With Bill Introduction
Home Health Care News
 
Medicare Advantage Penetration Plateau Provides Home Health Tailwind
Home Health Care News
 
Mentorship, honesty are big keys to retaining the LTC leaders of tomorrow, women leaders say
McKnight’s Home Care

 

Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, May 16, 2024
 
Xavier Becerra spends time with a Pa. home health care aide to promote higher wages for caregivers
WHYY-PBS
 
Senators Whitehouse, Cassidy propose bipartisan primary care payment reform, seek industry feedback
Fierce Healthcare
 
Whitehouse, Cassidy Unveil Primary Care Payment Reform, Related RFI
Inside Health Policy
 
AI challenges: a hot-button topic at Digital Health Summit
Modern Healthcare
 
House Energy and Commerce Committee presents own 2-year telehealth extension, with more rural health wins
Fierce Healthcare
 
Home-Based Care Clinicians Are Shedding Skepticism Around Technology
Home Health Care News
 
Rare congressional review aims to undo nursing home staffing mandate
McKnight’s Long-Term Care News

 

Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, May 15, 2024
 
Jennifer Whitley: Medicare cuts robbing NC seniors of home care
The Daily Advance (NC)

*OpEd Reprint
 
E&C To Mark Up Permanent Telehealth Among 23 Health Bills Thursday
Inside Health Policy
 
What Home-Based Care Providers Need To Do To Comply With DOL’s Overtime Rule
Home Health Care News 
 
BAYADA touts sustainability, DEI achievements in inaugural report
McKnight’s Home Care
 
Task force recommends state reduce reliance on nursing homes
McKnight’s Long Term Care 
 
Siemens Healthineers And Medically Home Partner To Expand ‘Hospital Care At Home’
Forbes

 

Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, May 14, 2024
 
Jennifer Whitley: Medicare cuts robbing NC seniors of home care
Daily Reflector (NC)

*Op-Ed on Medicare Home Health Cuts
 
Survey: Here's how the legal landscape for telehealth insurance coverage has changed since 2019
Fierce Healthcare
 
Health costs threaten to overshadow Biden's historic coverage gains
Axios
 
Home care providers need to step up worker safety initiatives, experts say
McKnight’s Home Care 

 

Home Health Media Clips
Monday, May 13, 2024 

‘Perpetuity Of Uncertainty’: Home Health Providers Await Another Poor Payment Proposal While Left in Limbo On Massive Clawbacks
Home Health Care News

PQHH & NAHC Mentioned
 
Employers facing rising health care costs get tough on providers
Axios
 
Lawmakers, regulators push CMS for greater hospice program oversight
McKnight’s Home Care
 
Hospitals’ new message for patients: Stay home
Politico
 
NYC Health + Hospitals/Community Care Announces New Home Health Simulation Satellite
NYC Health + Hospitals

 

Home Health Media Clips
Friday, May 10, 2024
 
1 big thing: The U.S. health care casino
Axios
 
Annual report on Medicare financing could reduce the immediate impetus to address longstanding issues
Healthcare Financial Management Association
 
Medicare funds slated to run out by 2036 without changes
RevCycleIntelligence
 
Why Walmart’s exit from healthcare is a wake-up call to providers
Modern Healthcare
 
Home care providers cheer first-ever federal regulations for adult protective services
McKnight’s Home Care
 
What nurses really want: sufficient staffing for patient care
Stat News

 

Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, May 9, 2024
 
Marshall To Reintroduce Bipartisan MA Prior Auth Bill After CBO Slashes Score To Zero
Inside Health Policy
 
House Ways & Means Moves Rural Health Bills Along Party Lines
Inside Health Policy
 
House committee advances bill to extend telehealth rules
Modern Healthcare
 
House committee greenlights new bill that would extend hospital-at-home, telehealth flexibilities
McKnight’s Home Care
 
Caring for young caregivers, a hidden population
Stat News
 
How AI Became A Gamechanger In Devoted Guardians’ Recruitment Efforts
Home Health Care News 
 
Family caregivers want to be part of home care policy discussions, RCI exec explains 
McKnight’s Home Care (Podcast)

 

Home Health Media Clips
Wednesday, May 8, 2024
 
House Ways and Means Committee unveils 2-year telehealth extension bill and tacks on PBM reforms
Fierce Healthcare
 
Medicare go-broke date extended to 2036, but warning bells continue ringing
Healthcare Dive
 
Financial strain on nursing homes sparks buying binge
Modern Healthcare
 
How Personal Care In Acute Care Settings Could Become Popularized, Benefiting Patients And Providers
Home Health Care News

 

Home Health Media Clips
Tuesday, May 7, 2024
 
Medicare Trustees Extend Insolvency Date To 2036, Cite Lower-Than-Expected Inpatient, Home Health Costs
Inside Health Policy
 
Medicare fund’s outlook improves on stronger economy, but long-term challenges persist
The Hill
 
Medicare hospital trust fund extended by 5 years to 2036
Fierce Healthcare
 
W&M To Pay For 2-Year Telehealth Extension, Other Health Extenders With PBM, Clinical Lab Offsets
Inside Health Policy
 
Can AI reduce patient violence against clinicians?
Modern Healthcare
 
In-home health risk assessments may be responsible for billions in MA overpayments, study finds
McKnight’s Home Care

 

Home Health Media Clips
Monday, May 6, 2024
 
In anticipation of upcoming rule, home health providers look to lawmakers’ efforts to stop Medicare rate cuts
McKnight’s Home Care

*PQHH Quoted

Debbie Stabenow, Susan Collins Advocate Against Home Health Payment Cuts In Letter To CMS
Home Health Care News

*PQHH Quoted

States strengthen defense against private equity healthcare deals
Modern Healthcare
 
Biden races clock on health regulations with eye on potential Trump return
The Hill
 
Hospice remains a blind spot for Medicare Advantage
Axios
 
W&M To Mark Up Two-Year Telehealth Extension Wednesday
Inside Health Policy

 

Home Health Media Clips
Friday, May 3, 2024
 
Your Voice Matters. Why Repetition is Key to Grassroots Advocacy.

LinkedIn (Column by Joanne Cunningham)

Home Health Leaders Applaud Bipartisan Senators for Urging CMS to Prioritize Home Health Access
PQHH Press Release
 
HHS finalizes disability access rule for healthcare providers
Modern Healthcare
 
New Medicaid rule expected to lower wait times for home-based care, raise caregiver wages

Stat News
 
New federal rule to boost pay for home health workers
North Carolina Health News 
 
BrightSpring Sees 73% Reductions In Hospitalizations By Coupling Home Health Care, Medication Management
Home Health Care News
 
Cost, quality of home care top older adults’ health-related concerns, study finds
McKnight’s Home Care
 
Enhancing access to OT for Medicare beneficiaries improves outcomes, lowers costs 
McKnight’s Home Care

 

Home Health Media Clips
Thursday, May 2, 2024
 
House GOP Challenges White House Over Debt Law Waivers Used In Home Health Rule
Inside Health Policy
 
HHS Updates Rule Banning Disability Bias in Health Care
Bloomberg
 
80/20 rule ‘seems like a top-down, one-size-fits-all mandate,’ lawmaker says at hearing
McKnight’s Home Care
 
CMS’ Daniel Tsai Stands Behind ‘80-20’ Provision, Medicaid Access Rule In Congressional Hearing
Home Health Care News
 
Instead of adding quality metrics, harness fewer high-quality ones to improve outcomes and reduce provider burden
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