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.

Winning in New Medicare Models: Lessons from Encompass

As CMS mandates half of Medicare payments to transition to value-based models, home health agencies are compelled to sail the uncharted waters of alternative payment models (APM). A new, free, white paper sponsored by Homecare Homebase offers playbook rules for success.


Meeting Medicare Requirements to Report Telehealth Services

Medicare payers, under the direction of CMS, reimburse for a variety of telehealth services, but only within carefully defined circumstances. Here are the basics you'll need to know to report telehealth services to Medicare, successfully.


What the CBO Score of Senate Health Bill Means for Home Health

The Congressional Budget Office has released projections on the impact that the recently unveiled Better Care Reconciliation Act will have on the United States healthcare system. NAHC analyzes the home health and hospice aspects of the impacts.


Data driving transformation of health care, report finds

Data and technology are transforming today’s health care system to one where patients are empowered to better manage their health at home, according to the 2017 Health Trends Report released recently by Stanford Medicine.