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.

SAN FRANCISCO (October 22, 2019)—Honor, a leading innovator in homecare services, announced today the addition of three new homecare agencies to the Honor Care Network: Bridgewater Senior Home Care in Cleveland, Ohio, Affordable Home Care, and Bridgeway Senior Services, both based in Detroit, Michigan. The Honor Care Network is a growing partnership of independently owned homecare agencies dedicated to improving the quality standards of home care.

DALLAS (July 30, 2019)—A nationwide series of one-day interactive seminars will help home health providers learn strategies for success under the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM), the new payment model set to start Jan. 1, 2020. The nine seminars are hosted by Axxess, a home health care technology provider.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (May 29, 2019)—HomeCare Magazine, the leading business magazine for home medical equipment and home health professionals, is pleased to announce a free webinar presented in partnership with PointClickCare.

The live, online event, “Setting Your Staff Up for Success Under PDGM: A Panel Discussion,” will take place Wednesday, June 26, 2019, at 2 p.m. EST. Registration is free at homecaremag.com.

TAMPA, Fla. (April 25, 2019)—myCNAjobs.com, a professional caregiver network, announces the release of The Caregiver Trend Report: Disconnected, a comprehensive collection of data and trends for caregiving professionals.

“Seventy-three percent of homecare agency owners are extremely concerned about recruitment and 61% report turning down a case due to lack of staff within the past 30 days,” says Brandi Kurtyka, CEO of Tampa-based myCNAjobs.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 29, 2019)—The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a list of frequently asked questions (FAQ) for the home health conditions of participation (CoP), effective as of January 13, 2018. Even though the final version of the interpretive guidelines for these CoPs was finalized at the end of August 2018, there were still outstanding questions. Many have been answered in the FAQs.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 29, 2019)—The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a list of frequently asked questions (FAQ) for the home health conditions of participation (CoP), effective as of January 13, 2018. Even though the final version of the interpretive guidelines for these CoPs was finalized at the end of August 2018, there were still outstanding questions. Many have been answered in the FAQs.