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.


Elderly Care Market Competitive Analysis 2023: Brookdale, Encompass Health, Kindred Healthcare, Philips Benelux, BAYADA Home Health Care and Koninklijke Kentalis


Meticulous hard work of skilled forecasters, well-versed analysts, and knowledgeable researchers give the outcome of such premium Elderly Care market research report. This report identifies and analyses the emerging trends along with major drivers, challenges and opportunities in the market for the Healthcare industry. Global elderly care market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 6.4% in the forecast period 2018 to 2025. The global elderly care market is segmented based on products type into two segments; housing and assistive devices and pharmaceuticals. In 2018, housing and assistive devices products segment are valued to rule with the highest market share 2025, rising at the highest CAGR of 6.6%. The global elderly care market is segmented in service into homecare, institutional care, and adult day care. In 2018, homecare segment is valued to rule with the highest market shares by 2025, rising at the highest CAGR.


Amedisys to Present at the William Blair 2019 Growth Stock Conference


Amedisys, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMED), one of America's leading home health, hospice, and personal care companies, today announced that Paul B. Kusserow, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the William Blair 2019 Growth Stock Conference in Chicago, IL on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. The presentation will begin at 12:40 p.m. Central Time. To access a live webcast of the Amedisys presentation, please log on through our website at http://investors.amedisys.com.


Care Transition Teams to Play Bigger Role in Post-PDGM World


With less than eight months to go, home health providers across the country are starting to shift their Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) preparation into high gear. For some providers, PDGM readiness has meant building relationships with institutional referral sources and targeting more medically complex patients in need of nursing care. Strengthening coding capabilities and knowhow has taken top priority for others, as PDGM creates 432 case-mix payment groups based on timing, admission source, clinical characteristics, functional impairment and co-morbidity status.


Why CMS’s Final PACE Rule Spells Opportunity for At-Home Care Providers


Programs for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) organizations were given much-needed operational clarity on Tuesday, as the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) finally announced a new rule to update and modernize program requirements. The new rule — the first major update to the PACE program since 2006 — will likely lead to more partnership opportunities for in-home care providers down the road, experts say. The PACE program uses funds from Medicare, Medicaid and private sources to offer various medical and social services to eligible frail, older adults who qualify for nursing home care but choose to remain in the community.