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.

Post-Acute Care Network Key to Value-Based Purchasing Success

A new Deloitte survey indicates that health systems should partner with post-acute care organizations, rather than acquire them, for best success in value-based purchasing models.

Kindred CEO: AHCA Passage Would Not Kill Home Health Growth

The trend of more people receiving care at home is going to continue no matter how federal lawmakers might reshape health care policy this year, according to Benjamin Breier, CEO of Kindred Healthcare, the nation’s largest home health provider.

What the House Passage of the AHCA Means for Home Health and Hospice

The American Health Care Act was passed by the House last week, but it has a long way to go yet to become law. NAHC outlines some of the components that it advocates to remove from the Act.

Medicaid Payments Should Depend on Personal Care Data, Congressman Says

To improve the oversight of personal home care services paid for by Medicaid, Rep. Chris Collins (R-NY) proposes withholding money from states if they do not furnish the data that federal agencies require for monitoring.