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Home Health Leaders Commend Congress for Inclusion of Transparency Provision in End-of-Year Omnibus Package

Washington, DC – The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare (the Partnership) today commended bipartisan lawmakers in the Congress for passing omnibus government funding legislation, including…

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New Report: Home Health Serves an Older, Sicker, Poorer Patient Population

January 17, 2023

A new report confirms what we have always known: Home healthcare patients are among the sickest and most vulnerable beneficiaries in the Medicare program. The 2022 Home Care Chartbook, recently released by Research Institute for Home Care (RIHC), offers a detailed overview of the home health landscape. According to the Chartbook, compared to the Medicare…

Proposed Medicare Cuts to Home Health Threaten Access to Care

July 12, 2022

Last month, CMS proposed to cut rates for Medicare home health services in 2023 by an unprecedented and permanent -7.69%, equaling $1.33 billion in 2023 alone. If implemented, payment cuts included in the CY 2023 Home Health Prospective Payment System (HHPPS) Proposed Rule will threaten patients’ access to care as America’s home health agencies could…

Specialized Clinical Programs – The Future of Home Health?

June 13, 2022

Representing some of the nation’s leading home healthcare providers, the Partnership’s members are dedicated to developing innovative reforms to improve the program integrity, quality, and efficiency of the Medicare home healthcare program for our nation’s seniors. An example of this innovation can be seen in LHC Group’s new clinical program, Choose Control. We spoke with…

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