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New Payment Model Could Be ‘Penny Wise and Pound Foolish’

The Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) is a once-in-a-generation type of change to the home health landscape, yet there is little data to back it up,…

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Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare Urges CMS to Adopt Evidence-Based Approach in New Home Health Payment Rule

WASHINGTON– The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare, a coalition of home health providers dedicated to improving the integrity, quality, and efficiency of home healthcare for…

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Remembering the Importance of Having Dad at Home for Father’s Day

June 12, 2018

On Father’s Day, families across the country reflect on the important role that their parents and grandparents play in their lives. As the American population ages, many place greater importance on spending time at home with their children and grandchildren. To many, spending time at home surrounded by loved ones is a key aspect of…

Protecting Care for our Veterans at Home

May 22, 2018

Each Memorial Day, we honor the brave servicemen and women who have lost their lives in the line of duty to defend our country and protect the liberty we cherish. Today we thank all veterans who have served and remember the nearly 1.2 million U.S. soldiers who have made the ultimate sacrifice since our country…

Remember the Importance of Home Health During Older Americans Month

May 2, 2018

Each May, the Administration on Aging commemorates Older Americans Month (#OAM18), an annual celebration of the aging members of our families and communities. This year’s theme is Engage at Every Age, which emphasizes that no one is ever too old to enrich their physical, mental, and emotional well-being. For the approximately 3.5 million Americans who…

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