Monday Briefing: ACA Replacement Off the Table

Happy Monday! While we got our first taste of a warm spring here in Chicago over the weekend, the world kept on turning. Catch up with everything you might have missed last week and over the weekend with our Monday Briefing.

To start off your week, read the latest news about the Republican health care bill, which was pulled before ahead of a vote in the House last week. Keep reading to check out our top stories from last week.

A home health care robot named Rudy caught our eye. The robot is intended to help seniors in Greater Washington maintain their independence at home.

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When it comes to building relationships with health care providers as potential referral sources, marketing can be a game changer. And there are some opportunities home health care agencies may be missing to leverage marketing and gain ground with providers.

The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC), AKA the group that makes Medicare payment recommendations, submitted its reported to Congress with a whopping 5% cut to home health payments in among its proposals. Congress is not obliged to follow these recommendations.

Written by Amy Baxter

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Amy Baxter
Assistant Editor at Home Health Care News
When not writing about all things home health, Amy fulfills her lifelong dream of becoming a pirate by sailing in regattas and enjoying rum. Fun fact: she sailed 333 miles across Lake Michigan in the Chicago Yacht Club "Race to Mackinac."

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