Home Health Stocks Rebound After HHGM Takes Backseat

In the wake of the final 2018 payment rule for home health being released, public companies have seen their stocks skyrocket. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released its prospective payment system (PPS) 2018 update final rule on Wednesday without the inclusion of the home health groupings model (HHGM)—a proposed model that would […]

Under HHGM Threat, Encompass Acquires With Caution

As home health care deals have cooled off in the wake of the home health groupings model (HHGM) proposal, at least one major provider is continuing to meet its acquisitions goals—albeit, cautiously. That was one message from the third quarter earnings call with investors with HealthSouth (NYSE: HLS), soon to be known as Encompass Health. […]

Can a Tweet Storm Save Home Health Care?

The home health care industry is fighting back against the proposed Home Health Groupings Model (HHGM), and a new social media and phone campaign aims to bring President Trump into the issue. The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) has launched a digital campaign to rouse home health and hospice stakeholders to tweet at, […]