Beating the Buzzer: Why Timing Is Everything Under PDGM

While timing tweaks haven’t received quite the attention therapy and coding changes have ahead of the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM), beating the buzzer will be more important than ever for home health agencies when the new model takes effect.   For example, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will pay higher reimbursement rates for […]

Your Opinion Matters — Staffing Trends Survey

Staffing is often cited as the most important challenge impacting care delivery in the home. Please complete this three-minute survey to provide your thoughts and input into these challenges — and their impact on business. A summary report of the findings will be released this fall. All responses gathered shall remain confidential, and your information […]

Share Your Thoughts — 2019 Staffing Survey

Staffing is often cited as the most important challenge impacting care delivery in the home. Please complete this three-minute survey to provide your thoughts and input into these challenges — and their impact on business. A summary report of the findings will be released this fall. All responses gathered shall remain confidential, and your information […]

Staffing Trends Survey — Input Requested

Staffing is often cited as the most important challenge impacting care delivery in the home. Please complete this three-minute survey to provide your thoughts and input into these challenges — and their impact on business. A summary report of the findings will be released this fall. All responses gathered shall remain confidential, and your information […]

PDGM’s Co-Morbidity Changes May Trigger Substantial Payment Bump

To fine-tune operations ahead of the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) with the hopes of maximizing reimbursement, many home health providers have shifted their referral focus to institutional settings. But there are also substantial dollars tied to patients’ co-morbidities, an idea that has largely fallen by the wayside when it comes to PDGM preparation. “It’s somewhat […]

September Conference: C-Suite Speaker Preview

Join the ConversationSeptember 18 Home Health Care News is hosting its third annual HHCN Summit on Wednesday, September 18 in downtown Chicago at Convene. Buy your ticket for the conference that will bring together over 300 professionals in home health, private duty, hospice and palliative care for a full day of exclusive, dynamic content and networking. The full agenda for the event will […]

[Upcoming Webinar] Maximize Solutions in the New World of PDGM

Date: April 25, 2019Time: 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. CTRegister Now Staffing concerns have been an issue in home health for years — and remain a challenge in the industry. The Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) could make the issue worse for many organizations. However, there are ways to lessen the concern with enhanced technology and supplemental staffing solutions. […]

[Upcoming Webinar] Maximize Solutions in the New World of PDGM

Date: April 25, 2019Time: 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. CTRegister Now Staffing concerns have been an issue in home health care for years — and this remains a challenge in the industry. The Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) could make the issue worse for many organizations. However, there are ways to lessen the concern with enhanced technology and supplemental […]

[Upcoming Webinar] Maximize Solutions in the New World of PDGM

Date: April 25, 2019Time: 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. CTRegister Now Staffing concerns have been an issue in home health care for years — and this remains a challenge in the industry. The Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) could make the issue worse for many organizations. However, there are ways to lessen the concern with enhanced technology and supplemental […]

How Home Health Agencies Can Prepare for, Fight PDGM

When it takes effect next year, the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is expected to revolutionize home health agency operations and double billing efforts. As the biggest payment overhaul in years, it’s crucial for providers to spend 2019 preparing for — and fighting certain aspects of — […]