Existing long-term care pharmacy policy is biased toward institutional care.
Be leery of some third-party promoters of ERCs
D. Scott Lindstrom
Nov 29, 2022
In a news release, the IRS warns about third-party firms that work on a contingent basis and promote overly aggressive or unsupportable Employee Retention Credit claims.
CMS final rule offers some relief for home health — not enough
Nov 22, 2022
While home health providers are pleased that CMS recognized their concerns, the final rule fails to address the underlying methodology for calculating behavioral assumptions and budget neutrality.
Primary care’s role in the interconnected world of home care
Nov 18, 2022
What exactly defines home care these days? The lines among the various service lines in the home are blurring to the point it’s almost hard to tell the difference between home care and something else.
Should you add palliative care as a transitional care program?
Amy Rose, RN, MSN
Nov 17, 2022
Home healthcare organizations considering adding a transitional palliative care program should first evaluate their current census.
The case for expanding home care research
J. Mark Baiada
Nov 15, 2022
The Research Institute for Home Care has undertaken research to assess the true effect of HHVBP and of the newly required training for family caregivers. What we learn from this research and future studies...
With home health rule unveiled, all eyes are on HHVBP
Nov 11, 2022
Not unlike the home health rule, there is much anticipation for the HHVBP model, which is based on how well an organization ranks compared to its peers.
Get ready for 4 ‘aging in place’ market trends
Nov 10, 2022
This is the golden age of older people. Between 2020-2060, the number of people age 65 and older is expected to skyrocket from 56 million to nearly 95 million, amounting to a whopping 69% increase.[i]...
7 things to know to help aging veterans
Nov 08, 2022
The month of November honors veterans and their families, and home care professionals should be aware of seven ways they can help these wartime heroes navigate the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and...
Final home health rule gives industry a fright
Nov 04, 2022
Just in time for Halloween, the federal government released a final home health rule. While it may not have risen to the level of horror, it still managed to spook the industry.