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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Across the US, Home Health Providers Work to Slow the Spread of COVID-19 Among the Elderly, Reduce Burden on Overwhelmed Hospitals

Amid the escalating COVID-19 emergency that has infected more than 760,000 Americans and claimed the lives of more than 40,000 since the end of February, home healthcare providers nationwide have been working diligently to slow exposure to the virus by providing necessary healthcare services in the home – which also serves to reduce stress on hospitals and healthcare systems overwhelmed by severely ill patients.

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Joanne Cunningham of the Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare Speaks on COVID-19 (VIDEO)

MHE video chats with Joanne Cunningham, executive director of the Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare, on the latest with COVID-19 and how healthcare workers and patients are being affected.

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Insights from the Frontlines: A Discussion with Home Health Providers During the COVID-19 Crisis

May 21, 2020

While our nation continues to fight the COVID-19 outbreak, the home health community is working aggressively to protect patients, front-line home health workers, and the communities we serve. As a community of highly skilled professionals caring for vulnerable populations with disabilities and multiple chronic conditions, home healthcare agencies are uniquely qualified to treat individuals diagnosed…

A Discussion with Dr. Steven Landers about Home Health During the COVID-19 Crisis

April 27, 2020

While our nation continues to fight the COVID-19 outbreak, the home health community is working aggressively to protect patients, front-line home health workers, and the communities we serve. As an community of highly skilled professionals caring for vulnerable populations with disabilities and multiple chronic conditions, home healthcare agencies are uniquely qualified to treat individuals diagnosed…

Additional Flexibility is Needed to Allow the Home Health Community to Care for Patients During COVID-19

April 22, 2020

Last week, the Partnership sent a letter to the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma applauding the agency’s work in response to COVID-19 and requesting additional regulatory flexibility. Recent waivers, flexibilities and guidance have gone far toward assisting providers in continuing to provide necessary care to patients during this national public…

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