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The Home Health Community Provides Recommendations to CMS on How to Continue Efficiencies, Streamline Regulation, and Maximize Care for Patients Beyond the COVID-19 Crisis

Last week, the Partnership sent a letter to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) thanking the agency for their engagement and support of the home health community during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The letter also asks the agency to look beyond the present public health emergency (PHE) and continue the advances and flexibilities that…

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Insights from the Frontlines: A Discussion with Washington State Home Health Providers About the COVID-19 Crisis

While communities across the nation begin to re-open following the COVID-19 outbreak, the home health community continues to work 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…

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A Discussion with Homecare Association of Louisiana CEO Warren Hebert About the COVID-19 Crisis

As the COVID-19 crisis continues, the home health community works 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 conditions, and with more Americans becoming…

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A Conversation with Home Care Association of Florida Executive Director Bobby Lolley about the COVID-19 Crisis

The home health community works tirelessly to protect patients, front-line home health workers, and the communities we serve during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. 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 with COVID-19. And with more…

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A Discussion with Michigan HomeCare & Hospice Association President & CEO Barry Cargill about the COVID-19 Crisis

As the COVID-19 outbreak continues, 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 with COVID-19. And with…

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

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…

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

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…

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

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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Home Health Leaders Applaud Relief Measures Included in New CMS Rule

Provisions to provide flexibility in the “homebound” definition and delay the Review Choice Demonstration will enable smoother delivery of home health to broader patient population The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare – a coalition of home health leaders dedicated to developing innovative reforms to improve the program integrity, quality, and efficiency of home healthcare for…

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Home Health Community Coordinating with CMS on COVID-19

As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak continues to develop, the home health community is working closely with the Administration to offer action-oriented regulatory relief measures aimed at ensuring that all vulnerable patients in need receive care and treatment. Yesterday during a press conference of the Vice President’s COVID19 Task Force, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services…

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