Home Health

Aug 23, 2022
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Monday awarded $25 million in planning grants to expand access to home and community-based services through Medicaid’s Money Follows the Person program.
Aug 16, 2022
AHA comments to CMS on the calendar year (CY) 2023 HH prospective payment system (PPS) proposed rule.
Aug 16, 2022
The recent news that CVS Health plans to bid for Signify Health, a value-based care analytics company that helps payers, employers and providers with in-home care, is the latest case of companies’ focusing on advancing their primary care reach and in-home care services while bulking up their…
Jul 27, 2022
On June 17, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued its calendar year (CY) 2023 proposed rule for the home health (HH) prospective payment system (PPS).
Jul 12, 2022
Memorial Hermann Health System recently began working with Contessa, a home recovery care service company, to deliver acute care, rehabilitation and palliative care to the health system’s patients.
Jun 21, 2022
While this rule includes no major changes to the structure of the HH PPS, the AHA is very concerned about the unprecedented behavioral offset the agency proposes — 6.9 percentage points — which it states is necessary to achieve budget neutral implementation of the Patient-driven Groupings Model (…
Apr 26, 2022
CVS Health’s strategic priorities are in care coordination and chronic-disease management, health IT and home health especially bear watching as the nation’s health system continues to transform.
Apr 5, 2022
UnitedHealth Group’s Optum is making another significant push into care delivery after its recent $5.4 billion merger agreement with home care company LHC Group. The question now is: What’s next for Optum?
Feb 9, 2022
The hospital at home model of care is emerging as an important strategy to improve value during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.