Independence at Home Saved Medicare $10 Million In Second Year

A pilot program that aims to expand in-home primary care for chronically ill patients continues to achieve care improvements and reduce Medicare costs. The Independence at Home demonstration saved Medicare more than $10 million this year. On average, there was $1,010 per beneficiary saved this year among 15 practices and 10,000 Medicare beneficiaries, according to […]

Home-Based Care Program is a $25 Million Success for Medicare

There’s now more evidence that robust in-home care can improve health outcomes while lowering costs to the U.S. health care system. A demonstration program to increase in-home primary care for patients with chronic conditions netted $25 million in savings for Medicare in its first year, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced Thursday. The […]