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Supporting Care Delivery During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

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Medicare sequestration moratorium officially extended

The Partnership for Home Healthcare said the extension will give providers additional breathing room as they continue to battle fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic and adapt to the new Patient Driven Grouping Model (PDGM) payment system.

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Biden Signs Extension That Puts Off Medicare Funding Cuts

Under sequestration, the recent stimulus bill would have triggered budget reductions to Medicare as well as other social safety net programs. This bill pushes such cuts off until at least the end of the year. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services also announces hospital pricing transparency policies.

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Q&A with Dr. Steven Landers on the Evolving COVID Pandemic & Vaccination Efforts

May 25, 2021

As the COVID-19 pandemic evolved over the past year, the home health community has worked tirelessly to protect patients, home health care providers, and the communities we serve. Now, with the focus shifted to vaccination efforts, the Partnership spoke with Dr. Steven Landers, President and CEO of the Visiting Nurse Association Health Group, Inc., about…

Bipartisan Senators Work to Expand Access to Home Health via Telehealth

May 3, 2021

Recently, Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Susan Collins (R-ME), Ben Cardin (D-MD), and Roger Marshall (R-KS) re-introduced the Home Health Emergency Access to Telehealth (HEAT) Act. If passed, this legislation would expand access to home healthcare by providing Medicare reimbursement for telehealth services furnished by home health agencies during the COVID-19 public health crisis and future…

Five Health Industry Trends on Which Home Healthcare Can Capitalize

April 8, 2021

By Annie Erstling, Chief Strategy Officer at Forcura The Partnership’s Corporate Leadership Council (CLC) members are companies with similar policy interests and business objectives to the Partnership who support efforts to improve the quality and efficiency of home healthcare for our nation’s seniors. In a new blog series, the Partnership has invited the CLC member…

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