FutureFocus September 5, 2018 Paradigm Shift For Hospice Begins

Lisa Remington

In this week’s FutureFocus, we discuss the paradigm shift for hospice provders. There are a number of key trends impacting the future of hospice providers. Our analysis and insight will help the industry have a better understanding of how this change is taking place, how it shifts the industry and why it is important for all providers to understand the paradigm shift. A reminder: when there are major shifts to one healthcare provider, it means it also can impact your organization.

Lisa Remington, President, Remington Health Strategy Group

By: Lisa Remington, President Remington Health Strategy Group

A number of key trends are impacting the future of hospice providers.

  • Principal diagnoses are changing.
  • Expenditures are expected to increase by 8% annually.
  • Expanded role of physician assistants …. now has a “twist.”
  • A Meaningful Measures Initiative has been established.

How are these key trends impacting the future of Medicare hospice providers? And…..other providers.