‘We Will Be Paying For This For Years’: 8 Home Health C-Suite Leaders Sound Off On ‘Alarming’ Medicare Cuts

At the end of last month, the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published its home health proposed payment rule for 2024. The proposal, almost immediately, drew a negative response from key home health stakeholders. The main headline was CMS’ decision to propose a home health payment decrease of 2.2%. The proposal also […]

‘They’re David Without The Slingshot’: How Small Home Health Providers Can Gear Up For MA Negotiations

Getting to the negotiating table with Medicare Advantage (MA) plans and coming away with a good deal is tough enough for even the biggest players in home health care. For smaller providers, it’s an even more daunting and intimidating task. However, there are steps those smaller providers can take in order to become more attractive […]

Home Health Ownership Transparency May Help Buyers Identify Targets More Easily, But Questions About Accuracy Remain

Last month, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that — for the first time ever — it was releasing ownership data for all Medicare-certified home health and hospice agencies. This move makes it possible for anyone to review information on the ownership of agencies participating in the Medicare program. This includes […]