BIRMINGAM, Ala. (June 2, 2020)—The coronavirus crisis has not had a huge impact on M&A activity, said Mertz-Taggart, a health care services M&A firm in their quarterly update. Rather, Q2 transactions have been predictably impacted by the Patient Driven Groupings Model.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 20, 2020)—The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) is now accepting proposals to present new education at the 2020 Home Care and Hospice Conference & Expo in Tampa, Florida from October 18-20.
The deadline for submissions is Friday, May 29, 2020.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 3, 2020)—PlayMaker Health, a post-acute sales enablement and business intelligence platform, announced its Q3 2019 Post-Acute Market Data Update, containing Home Health and Hospice data released in February 2020 with claims through September 30, 2019.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 14, 2020)—NAHC President William A. Dombi told the Senate Special Committee on Aging on Wednesday, Feb. 12th, that while the “Medicare home health benefit is well managed,” it needs to be modernized to improve access to quality care in the home for all Americans, especially those living in rural areas.
DALLAS (January 13, 2020)—A new industry trends report from Axxess, a home health care technology company, and BKD, a national CPA and advisory firm, confirms concern among the home-based care industry regarding implementation of the new Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) and other regulatory changes, as well as ongoing staffing challenges.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 10, 2020)—The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has updated the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and the Operational Guide for the Review Choice Demonstration (RCD) to include additional information on how the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) will affect the demonstration.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (November 8, 2019)—Synzi, a virtual care company, has announced that Aspire Home Health and Hospice (Aspire), a home health and hospice provider in Salt Lake City, is using Synzi’s virtual care communication platform to better care for and engage their patient population throughout the Salt Lake, Davis and Weber counties.
DALLAS (November 8, 2019)—What will the “new normal” look like for the home health industry in and after 2020?
That question was a focus for attendees at the annual PointClickCare SUMMIT held in Dallas Texas, Nov. 4–6, 2019. Between the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM), which is set to begin Jan. 1, 2020, the Review Choice Demonstration and other regulatory changes, 2020 promises to be a busy year for the industry.
Washington, D.C. (November 6, 2019)—Days after the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued its final rule governing the new payment model for home health care, industry advocates are asking for guidance from the community on what to do next.
Updated November 1 with statement from NAHC
WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 31, 2019)—The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid on Thursday, Oct. 31, issued its final rule governing the transition to the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) for home health care—cutting its assumptions for behavioral changes almost in half.