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.

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

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