Home Health & Hospice Weekly News Roundup

Our weekly list of news, reports, and information about home health and hospice care. Learn about new studies, trends, CMS regulations and more.

CMS proposes payment raises for hospice, skilled nursing and rehab

CMS proposes that hospices will receive an additional $180 million, or 1%, more in payments for 2018. In 2017, hospices received a $330 million increase, or 1.1.% raise.

How Home Health is Still Forming its ‘Universe’

What are the biggest opportunities for the home health care industry, and why is it that managed care could become the center of the health care “universe”?

Home Care Pulse Releases the 2017 Home Care Benchmarking Study

Home Care Pulse has released its 8th Annual Home Care Benchmarking Study which features insights and benchmarks in sales, marketing, recruitment, retention, finance, operations, and client experience

Bundled Initiatives Moving Forward With or Without CMS

Home health providers looking to participate in value-based initiatives such as bundled payments can still bet on their long-term payoff, as, despite the slowdown on the push for mandated value-based care initiatives, the health system is still moving toward this integration, with or without the CMS carrot and stick.