Home Health & Hospice Weekly News Roundup

Our weekly list of news, reports, and information about home health and hospice care. Learn about new studies, trends, CMS regulations and more.

With Pre-Claim on Pause, Providers Seek Answers

Some home health care agencies in Illinois and Florida are asking themselves what to do next and seeking answers to some outstanding questions while PCR undergoes review - and potential reform.

CMS Posts FAQs on Pre-Claim Review

CMS has posted a series of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) regarding the status of its pre-claim review demonstration program.

Boomerang Seniors: Aging Adults Move To Be Near Mom Or Dad

Longer life expectancy and growing numbers of aged Americans is resulting on more seniors living with their own very aged living parent, and "aging together".

A NAHC Priority – the Home Health Care Planning and Improvement Act

The Home Health Care Planning Improvement Act is a key legislative priority for the home care community that would allow physician assistants, nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, and certified nurse midwives to certify face-to-face encounters and order home health services for Medicare beneficiaries.