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Partnership Applauds Inclusion of Home Health Care Planning Improvement Act in Latest COVID-19 Stimulus Package, Calls for Stronger Home Health Relief

The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare – a coalition of home health leaders dedicated to developing innovative reforms to improve the program integrity, quality, and...

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Home Health Agencies Want Medicare to Pay for Telephone Visits

Home health agencies are urging the Medicare agency to cover telephone visits with homebound beneficiaries so that the industry can do more to help fight...

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Home Health Community Coordinating with CMS on COVID-19

March 11, 2020

As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak continues to develop, the home health community is working closely with the Administration to offer action-oriented regulatory relief measures aimed at ensuring that all vulnerable patients in need receive care and treatment. Yesterday during a press conference of the Vice President’s COVID19 Task Force, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services…

Putting Home Health Patients Over Paperwork

March 6, 2020

In February, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released an update on its efforts to put patients over paperwork for home healthcare. CMS’ Patients Over Paperwork engagement team recently met with nearly 100 home health agencies to perform interviews, observational visits and listening sessions to gather information. Through these interactions, CMS was able…

Lawmakers Call for Increased Access to Home Health In Rural America

February 14, 2020

On Feb. 12, the Senate Special Committee on Aging Chair Susan Collins (R-ME) and Ranking Member Bob Casey (D-PA) hosted a hearing, There’s No Place Like Home: Home Health Care in Rural America, to examine the issues impacting Medicare’s home health patient population, specifically aging Americans living in rural areas. The hearing, which included witnesses…

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