The home health community is working aggressively to protect patients, home health care providers, and the communities we serve during the COVID-19 crisis.

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PATIENT DRIVEN
GROUPINGS MODEL

THE COVID-19
CRISIS

EXPANDING ACCESS
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Eliminate misguided medicare home health cuts

Americans value the ability to receive healthcare in their homes, especially during the COVID-19 emergency. Home health providers are trusted and proven to help Medicare beneficiaries receive nursing, therapy and aide services in the comfort, safety and security of their own homes, saving the Medicare program millions in avoided facility-based care.

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Senator Susan Collins Joins Other Lawmakers, Asks CMS to Ditch PDGM’s 4.36% Behavioral Adjustment

Senator Susan Collins (R-Maine) has sent a letter to the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on behalf of home health providers, urging…

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Fact-Checking Medicare’s Assumptions About Home Health

September 25, 2020

On January 1, 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) began implementing the Patient Driven Groupings Model (PDGM), which included a 4.36% rate reduction to the Medicare home health benefit purely based on three behavioral assumptions. Yet, according to a new analysis, CMS’s assumptions have been significantly incorrect in two of the three areas of assumed…

A Conversation with Home Care & Hospice Association of New Jersey’s President & CEO Nancy Fitterer During the Ongoing COVID-19 Crisis

July 15, 2020

When the COVID-19 outbreak began in March, cases rose rapidly across the state of New Jersey. Now, as the virus continues to spread through communities, home health providers remain tireless in their work to protect patients, frontline home health workers, and the communities they serve. Home healthcare agencies are uniquely qualified to treat individuals diagnosed…

A Conversation with Tim Rogers about the Impact of the Ongoing COVID-19 Crisis

June 29, 2020

As COVID-19 continues to spread, particularly in America’s Sun Belt, the home health community is working tirelessly to protect patients, front-line home health workers, and the communities we serve. Home healthcare agencies are uniquely qualified to treat individuals diagnosed with COVID-19 due to their experience in caring for vulnerable populations with disabilities and multiple chronic…

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