Humana’s Value-Based Efforts Show Home Health Opportunity

Home health providers’ involvement in Medicare Advantage (MA) plans is growing, and a focus on value-based care could help in that process, a study from Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) suggests. Seniors enrolled in MA plans can see lower costs of care and better care when they’re part of value-based programs, according to the study. As home health […]

MA Beneficiaries Use Less Home Care Than Fee-For-Service

The trend of home health agencies expanding their patient share to Medicare Advantage (MA) patients is on the rise, but overall, MA beneficiaries are using less home health compared with seniors on traditional fee-for-service (FFS) Medicare. Home health utilization is a large source of Medicare costs, but, up until this point, it was unknown if Medicare […]