Home Health Stands to Reap Benefits from Tax Reform

The financial ripple effect of the U.S. Senate’s approval early Saturday of the GOP’s $1.5 trillion tax bill is expected to be felt by various industries, including home health. The proposed tax bill can greatly benefit many companies’ bottom lines; however, a provision within the bill is leaving health care providers on edge as to how […]

EVV Provision Leaves Home Health in Open Vs. Closed Dilemma

Home health care agencies were hit by another regulation last year, when President Obama signed the 21st Century Cures Act into law prior to leaving office. While the Act brought forth a number of developments for innovations and advancements in patient care, it also required home health agencies to comply with statewide electronic systems. While progressive in nature, […]

$616 Billion Proposed Medicaid Cut Jeopardizes Home Health

President Donald Trump unveiled his budget proposal for fiscal year 2018 on Tuesday, May 23, with deep cuts to the Medicaid program and a fundamental shift in the way the federal government provides financial support to states through the program. The proposed cuts would total $616 billion from Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program over the next […]

Business Briefs: LHC, HealthSouth, Partnership for Medicaid Home-Based Care

Partnership for Medicaid Home-Based Care Announces Additional Founding Members and Board of Directors The Partnership for Medicaid Home-Based Care announced that Centene and All Metro have joined as founding members of the partnership. The partnership is a group of national home care provider organizations looking to advance the delivery and integrity of high-quality, cost-effective Medicaid home-based […]