Another Ominous Home Health Payment Threat That’s ‘Flying Under The Radar’

There have been plenty of conversations regarding the FY 2024 proposed home health payment rule from the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). However, one aspect of the rule that could be the “most impactful for home health providers moving forward” – according to VitalCaring President Luke James – is the temporary payment […]

‘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 […]

‘Applying Resources In Wrong Bucket’: Home Health Providers See Review Choice Demonstration As Yet Another Burden

The mission of all home health agencies is to improve patient satisfaction and clinical outcomes, at least in part. Some of those providers do not feel like the Review Choice Demonstration (RCD) is helping in either of those areas. “With the extra burden that you have that comes with RCD, it really hasn’t changed or […]

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 […]

6 Home Health Providers To Watch In 2023

Whether it’s because of their proven leadership teams looking to shake up the market or their roles in a jaw-dropping transaction, there are several home health providers that stand out among their peers in 2023. And the moves that these companies – new players and established powerhouses alike – make over the next 6-12 months […]