How can providers offer support for caregivers? A key way for providers to assist may be to collaborate with charitable organizations in the community.
Post-acute providers, patients, and their families have very successfully raised issues with hospital administrations related to patients' right to choose.
Recent federal cases make it quite clear that marketers for home health companies and discharge planners/case managers must just say, "NO!" The "jig is up."
Now is the time for all home care providers to review agreements and their practices with regard to payments to referring physicians.
The proposed rules recognize that incentives are different in a healthcare system that pays for value rather than the volume of services provided.
Why Do Providers Continue to Enter Into Business/Referral Relationships Without Meeting Applicable Requirements?
Why do providers continue to enter into business/referral relationships without meeting applicable requirements, thereby violating the law?
The OIG posted Advisory Opinion No. 10-03 on March 6, 2019, which permits hospitals to provide free, in-home follow up care to discharged patients.