Home Health Readmission Numbers Keep Getting Better

Rehospitalization rates among Medicare patients from a home health setting are on the decline, and with an increased emphasis on coordination of care, the positive trend should continue, according to data recently updated by the Alliance for Home Health Quality and Innovation, a national non-profit consortium of home health care providers and organizations. The Home […]

Targeted Fraud Crusade Aims to Shield Against Home Health Co-Pays

Following a landmark anti-fraud crusade spearheaded by the U.S. Department of Justice that turned up $223 million worth of Medicare fraud across eight cities, the need to protect federal programs from aberrant billing has become a hot topic of discussion among home care agencies. One way the federal government is trying to control such abusive […]