Home Health Agencies Continue to Struggle with Orders Tracking

The switch from the Prospective Payment System (PPS) to the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) in 2020 has posed a slew of challenges for home health providers. Orders tracking is one of them. The slicing of billing periods from 60 to 30 days has raised the stakes when it comes to obtaining signed orders. During the […]

Workforce, Financial Challenges Prompt Hospitals to Outsource Home Health Care

As more types of care move into residential settings, an increasing number of hospitals and health systems are turning to outside home health agencies to either replace, reinforce or manage their own operations. Workforce challenges and financial struggles are often the catalysts behind their decisions to outsource home health offerings, M&A experts say. “It’s a […]

Nonprofit Health System Beaumont Forges New Home Health JV

One of Michigan’s largest health systems and a national provider of post-acute solutions have teamed up in a new home health and hospice joint venture designed to expand patient access to care. The new JV is between the Southfield, Michigan-based Beaumont Health and Alternate Solutions Health Network, a Kettering, Ohio-based organization that specializes in rolling […]