Must-Read News: HHGM Chances Rise

Happy Monday, Home Health Care News readers, and welcome back to another week. Thanks to all who said hi to our team at the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) annual conference and expo in Long Beach, California, last week. For those of you who didn’t attend, catch up on what happened with our coverage of the event.

Keep reading to see what else caught our eye around the web.

Week in Review

At the top of our list last week was an update on the Home Health Groupings Model (HHGM), which potentially has a higher chance of being finalized than just a few weeks ago, according to Bill Dombi, president of NAHC.

We also covered the latest regulations and compliance risks likely to impact hospice.

Around the Web

Many older Americans plan to live at home through retirement, with 43% of adults between the age of 45 and 65 saying they plan to live at their current residence as they age, according to a recent Ipsos/USA Today survey.

NPR featured a hospice that has been providing critical end-of-life care for 40 years—at no expense to the federal system.

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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