Home Health

Apr 26, 2022
CVS Health’s strategic priorities are in care coordination and chronic-disease management, health IT and home health especially bear watching as the nation’s health system continues to transform.
Apr 5, 2022
UnitedHealth Group’s Optum is making another significant push into care delivery after its recent $5.4 billion merger agreement with home care company LHC Group. The question now is: What’s next for Optum?
Feb 9, 2022
The hospital at home model of care is emerging as an important strategy to improve value during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.
Feb 8, 2022
Service lines continue to be interrupted by COVID-19, with no end in sight. The health care workforce is stressed out and stretched thinly amid the so-called Great Resignation wave. Care delivery increasingly is being moved from hospitals to outpatient facilities and the home, thanks in part to an…
Nov 23, 2021
With the effects of COVID-19 expected to continue for some time, providers can expect many of the trends that developed over the past two years to continue. Care delivered in alternative settings to hospitals, for example, is expected to increase considerably before the decade closes.
Nov 22, 2021
We appreciate CMS’ issuance of a streamlined rule, which allows HH agencies and their hospital and other local partners to focus on their response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Aug 27, 2021
AHA's comment on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ calendar year 2022 proposed rule for the HH prospective payment system.
Jun 29, 2021
June 28, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule to update the home health (HH) prospective payment system (PPS) for calendar year (CY) 2022. CMS will accept comments on this rule through Aug. 27, 2021.