SILVER SPRING, Md. (April 1, 2019)—LifeMatters, a homecare and care management company dedicated to improving the quality of at-home care and reducing the overall cost of health care, announced the...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 22, 2019)—Over the past two and a half years, AAHomecare’s payer relations efforts have helped stop or limit proposed Medicaid reimbursement cuts in dozens of states,...
Putting Care Coordination into Practice
Technology eases communication across care settings
BURLINGAME, Calif. (December 5, 2018)—CareLinx, an online home caregiver network, announced the national launch of Medicare At Home. The product enables Medicare Advantage plans to safely and...
(December 4, 2018)—On October 26, 2018, CMS issued Contract Year (CY) 2020 Medicare Advantage and Part D Flexibility Proposed Rule CMS-4185-P. The rule updates Medicare Advantage (MA) and Medicare...
LIBERTY LAKE, Wash. (November 8, 2018)—Two of Washington state’s largest homecare agencies, Seattle-based Family Resource Home Care and Spokane-based Family Home Care, announced completion of...
WASHINGTON, D.C (September 26, 2018)—On September 13, 2018, Representatives Sam Johnson (R-Texas) and John Larson (D-Connecticut) introduced the Homecare for Seniors Act (HR 6813) in the House of...
OMAHA, Neb. (August 2, 2018)—The non-skilled in-home care services benefit to be allowed under Medicare Advantage in 2019 is bringing new partners together with Right at Home and hospice giant...
SAN FRANCISCO (May 30, 2018)—ClearCare, a technology platform for homecare agencies, announced the nationwide availability of a new technology to seamlessly connect these agencies with insurance...
Each week our editors select the top 5 headlines in our industry from media outlets across the web. Virtual Doctor Visits Are Getting More Popular, but Questions Remain About Who Pays Tucked into...
By Liz Carey (May 2, 2018)—Amedisys enlarged its personal care footprint with its subsidiary Associated Home Care’s close of the acquisition of East Tennessee Personal Care Services based in...
Via CMS, WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 3, 2018)—Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized polices for Medicare health and drug plans for 2019 that will save Medicare...
Will Home Infusion Revolutionize the Health Care Industry?
Easing the patient’s transition from hospital to home is a top priority
Salvaging MACRA Implementation Through Medicare Advantage Recently, Peter S. Hussey and colleagues considered the effects of MACRA on Medicare spending and use and how the effects might differ under...
Can Ailing Illinois Afford In-Home Care for Seniors? Illinois’ Community Care Program is being stretched to the limit with an influx of aging baby boomers and an already deep budget crisis....
WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 28, 2016)—The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that 2017 Medicare Advantage premiums will remain stable and more enrollees will have access to...