Category: Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM)

Coronavirus Scare Likely to Boost Telehealth Adoption Among Home-Based Care Providers

On Thursday, the Senate approved a bill that will provide $8.3 billion in emergency funds to help mitigate the effects of COVID-19, otherwise known as the coronavirus. Apart from funding, the bill made major changes to telehealth statutes, possibly allowing home-based care providers to both rely heavier on telehealth...

Payment Outlook: 60% of MA Plans Cover Telehealth, 95% of Post-Acute Providers Subject to Alternate Models

By Alex Spanko | January 26, 2020 The new fee-for-service Medicare model absorbed much of the oxygen around nursing home payment reform in 2019, but 2020 — as well as the years beyond — will bring a slew of alternate payment pressure to the post-acute sector. Over the next two years alone,...

Home health to pare down therapy services, up telehealth offerings

Alex Kacik Home health providers will look to significantly expand their telehealth offerings as they curtail their therapy services, according to a new survey. The number of home health agencies that use telehealth services like remote patient monitoring, virtual consultations and medication management technology will double over the next...

Home health agencies expanding, rolling out more telehealth services

Author: Linda Wilson Dive Brief: Home health agencies are growing their businesses, with 43% of them planning to expand or add services in the next two years, according to a survey of the companies from Definitive Healthcare, which sells data on healthcare providers. Telehealth will see a jump as almost...
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