If I were a lobbyist trying to soften the proposed home health rule, I’d be feeling a little more confident right now. Two reasons: The hospice final rule and the skilled nursing facility final rule.
Controlling spend outside the Medicare hospice benefit
Aug 04, 2022
f you are filing any Medicare claim for a patient accessing the CMS hospice benefit, you may unintentionally be putting your hospice partners at risk for an audit as well as financial and even criminal...
Home care industry preps for battle
Jul 29, 2022
If the mood of the Financial Management Conference in Las Vegas offered a preview of things to come, home care providers better get their rest.
Violence in the workplace is getting worse, but we can make it better
Jul 28, 2022
When you talk to healthcare workers on the front lines, one truth keeps surfacing: their workplaces can often be very dangerous.
A stress test for home care operators
Jul 22, 2022
Offering a work environment that makes employees feel comfortable and welcome is no small feat today amid a dire worker shortage and ferocious competition for staff.
Employee retention credit allows home care employers to claim $21K
D. Scott Lindstrom
Jul 19, 2022
Some good news for home care employers: Congress has expanded a COVID-19-related refundable tax credit. It is known as the employee retention credit (ERC). But there are a few changes for 2021.
Home care leaders: Your industry needs you!
Jul 15, 2022
The Home Care Workforce Action Alliance is no longer just a new idea. It is moving toward its goal of reducing the caregiver shortage.
5 tips for choosing a home health logistics vendor
Jul 14, 2022
The industry is a perfect match for advanced, location-aware logistics. Yet relatively few agencies have implemented software designed to optimize routing and scheduling of visits.
We can’t just overhaul SNFs; we have to look at home care too
Jul 07, 2022
If we want to comprehensively reform senior care, we need to look beyond the nursing home to where care is increasingly moving — the home.
Sky’s the limit for hospital-at-home
Jul 01, 2022
If you want to talk to someone who is bullish about hospital-at-home, speak to Bill Miller.