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.

BAYADA Home Health names new CEO, turns nonprofit

BAYADA Home Health Care has appointed David Baiada CEO, succeeding his father and company founder Mark Baiada, who will become chairman of the company’s board of directors, and continue the process of gifting the company he established in 1975 into a nonprofit organization in order to preserve and maintain quality service.

CMS Makes Big Changes to Three Payment Models

Changes by CMS to payment models will make it easier for home health agencies to combat the trend of physicians limiting home health care, which can result in a Low Utilization Payment Adjustment payment to agencies rather than a full episodic payment.

Home Care Industry Prepares for Significant Jump in Demand for Services

Increasing numbers of aging men and women prefer to ‘age in place,’ which essentially means they want to stay in their homes, even if they might require some type of long-term care.

11 Fundamental Changes in the EMR Market

A new report says the EMR market is consolidating, leading to a decrease in EMR support services and creating issues for providers. To illustrate, it offers 11 ways the EMR market is changing.