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 Rating for Amedisys Home Health Centers Climbs to 4.03 Stars

In the last year, Amedisys has increased its CMS rating for Quality of Patient Care by 15%. Fifty-three health care centers rated 4.5 Stars, with five attaining 5 Stars.

How Home Health Can Win the Readmissions Numbers Game

Home health agencies might reduce hospital readmissions by studying, and adapting to, the statistical patterns of readmission.

Home Care Continues to Be a Great Asset for Millions of Americans

Despite negative press, home care agencies and health centers that provide in home care support still remain a vital and cost-effective solution for millions of Americans, whether they need short or long-term care.

CMS Instructs Hospices on Resubmission of RHC Claims

NAHC reviews MLN Matters Special Edition 17014, issued last week by CMS to provide guidance related to resubmission of claims that contain Routine Home Care payment errors.