Post-Acute Care

Oct 5, 2018
The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission today reviewed its upcoming research on payment for a defined episode of post-acute care, which augments its prior development of a common prospective payment system for home health agencies, skilled nursing facilities, inpatient rehabilitation facilities…
May 19, 2020
Stat Blog: Partnerships Provide Better Patient Access to Post-acute Care Advancing Health Podcast: Acute and Post-acute Care Providers Join Forces Stat Blog: Provide Better Care by Embracing Changes in Rehabilitation
Feb 10, 2020
President Trump today submitted to Congress his budget request for fiscal year 2021.
Sep 18, 2019
As part of National Rehabilitation Week, the AHA Advancing Health podcast focuses on partnerships between acute care hospitals and post-acute care facilities.
Sep 17, 2019
As part of National Rehabilitation Week, Jason Bernd, president and COO of Novant Health Charlotte Orthopedic Hospital in North Carolina, writes about the value of strong partnerships with post-acute providers to improve coordination of care, lower costs and improve outcomes for patients.
Aug 20, 2019
Policymakers should provide a stable environment for post-acute care providers to implement existing reforms and evaluate their impact, writes Jim Prister, CEO of RML Specialty Hospital in Hinsdale, Ill., and chair of the AHA’s Post-acute Care Steering Committee.
Aug 5, 2019
On July 11, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued its calendar year 2020 proposed rule for the home health prospective payment system.
Jul 12, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) July 11 issued a proposed rule that would update the home health (HH) prospective payment system (PPS) for calendar year (CY) 2020. In accordance with the statutory mandate in the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 (BBA of 2018), last year’s…
Jul 12, 2019
America’s hospitals and health systems are committed to improving post-acute care — and patient outcomes — while ensuring changes to the system have the patients’ best interests in mind.