Home Health Agencies Should Brace for PDGM Battle Later This Year

Home health providers should brace themselves for a potential Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) battle with the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) later this year. Implemented on Jan. 1, 2020, PDGM is the largest overhaul to how Medicare-certified home health agencies are paid in two decades. And normally when CMS implements something of […]

PDGM Likely to Shake Up Patient Populations for Home Health Agencies

The latest proposed payment model from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) could shake up how the home health industry treats referrals that come from institutional settings versus community-based ones. As a result of changes under the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM), agencies may start trying to form closer relationships with hospitals or skilled nursing […]