Category Archives: Home Health News

In today’s regulatory environment, home health organizations are under greater scrutiny than ever before. Help your organization stay current with the demands and increasing complexities of the U.S. regulatory environment, and explore industry trends and opportunities by reading our home health news section. Explore the posts provided below to learn more about ACOs, value-based care models, patient engagement and more.

Four Keys to Future Home Health Success

Future of Home Health

“The Future of Home Health Care: A Strategic Framework for Optimizing Value” discusses four key characteristics of the home health organization of the future. Let’s explore these four characteristics and address the ways in which McKesson Homecare™ and McKesson Hospice™ … Continue Reading

Mandatory Participation Ending for Several CMS Initiatives Related to Home Health

Changing Home Health Care Mandates

Mandatory participation will end for Episode Payment Models (EPMs) and the Cardiac Rehabilitation (CR) incentive payments, according to a recent filing by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). But that doesn’t mean your home health organization should suspend … Continue Reading

How an Experienced Home Health IT Partner Can Help Your Transition to Updated CoPs

Experience Counts in Transition to Updated CoPs

The implementation delay of the Medicare Conditions of Participation (CoPs) for home health gives your organization more time to prepare. We’ve been busy at Change Healthcare, too, adding additional functionality to McKesson Homecare™ and creating several educational resources for our … Continue Reading

Our Enduring Commitment to Your Business and Your Patients

Change Healthcare

You may have noticed some changes as most of McKesson Technology Solutions (MTS), which includes our home health and hospice products, have come together with Change Healthcare. You can anticipate further changes over the coming months as two companies become … Continue Reading

CMS Issues Home Health PPS Update, Case Mix Adjustment

CMS Issues Home Health PPS Update, Case Mix Adjustment

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service (CMS) released the CY2018 Medicare Home Health Prospective Payment System (HHPPS) Rate Update on July 24, 2017. The proposed rule includes refinements to the CY2019 case mix adjustment, as well as information on … Continue Reading