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COLLABORATION IS NEEDED TO REFINE THE HOME HEALTH GROUPINGS MODEL

HHGM is a payment reform that dramatically alters Medicare payment amounts for skilled home health services.

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Congress: Act now to protect rural seniors’ access to home health care

Medicare’s home health care benefit is essential to keeping aging Americans healthy at home– particularly for seniors living in rural America where health care options…

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Medicare cut may force elders to nursing homes

Rural elderly patients may be forced from their homes and into hospitals or nursing facilities after Congress allowed a Medicare provision that boosted reimbursement rates…

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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…

Congress Must Act Quickly to Restore the Home Healthcare Rural Safeguard

February 1, 2018

Millions of older Americans depend on Medicare in order to age with dignity and comfort in their own homes. For seniors living in rural areas, the Medicare home health benefit is especially important because other healthcare options are often limited. Older Americans living in rural areas face greater healthcare obstacles than their urban counterparts. A study by…

Thanks to You, CMS Did Not Finalize the Home Health Groupings Model!

November 14, 2017

When the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized the Home Health Prospective Payment System (HHPPS) Rule for CY 2018, the home health community was pleased to see that the Home Health Groupings Model was not included in the final rule.

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