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.

Percentage of Home Health Spending to Outpace Overall Growth

Home health nurse with a patient

New home health spending projections bode well for the industry, a segment expected to see among the highest forecasted growth on a percentage basis. Each year, the actuarial office at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) creates a … Continue Reading

In Case of an Emergency…

Emergency Response Vehicle

No matter where your home care or hospice organization is located, you face the possibility of natural disasters that would require moving patients under your care. The Emergency Preparedness Rule, which went into effect in November 2017, aims to ensure … Continue Reading

Readmission Rates Higher Among Dual-Eligibles

Home Care Patient in Hospital

A new study underscores a link between demographic and income disparities and hospital readmissions, important findings for the home care industry as it moves toward value-based purchasing. “Association Between Race, Neighborhood, and Medicaid Enrollment and Outcomes in Medicare Home Health … Continue Reading

Software Designed by Clinicians for Clinicians

Home care provider using a tablet

Nurses aren’t afraid to speak their minds. They’re accustomed to advocating for their patients so they can provide the best care possible. And nurses are not afraid to speak up about workplace conditions, either, including the technology they use to … Continue Reading

Health Decline Among Americans May Signal Need for More Home Health

Home Health Care Worker with Patient

You’ve probably read the statistic that 10,000 Americans are retiring daily. But you might not be aware that Americans are sicker at the time of retirement than previous generations, which underscores the need for home health services. In fact, the … Continue Reading