About Lisa Remington

Lisa Remington is president of the Remington Health Strategy Group and publisher of the Remington Report magazine and has worked with more than 6,000 organizations in both a consultancy role and educator. Lisa monitors the complex key trends and forces of change to develop a correct strategic approach to de-risk decision-making and create sustainable futures across the healthcare continuum.

To The Point

During COVID-19, home-based care created a new sense of urgency which will continue beyond the pandemic. Find out why.

To The Point2020-09-02T09:11:35-04:00

The Vulnerabilities of COVID-19 Expand Insurers Capabilities In the Home

PREMIUM CONTENT Insurers' strategies to provide greater services in the home are moving rapidly. Changing models have insurers partnering-up with primary care physicians, telehealth, and pharmacies to deliver care in the home. We provide insights to insurers' reactions post COVID-19 and beyond.

The Vulnerabilities of COVID-19 Expand Insurers Capabilities In the Home2020-09-06T13:50:46-04:00

Strategy Insight: How To Align Financial and Clinical Incentives with Payers and the Most Costliest Medical Conditions

In this article, we take a look at data reflecting the costliest medical conditions by payers. This becomes an important strategy as payers begin to move more value-based care contracting into the home care space and look to treating higher acuity patients in the home.

Strategy Insight: How To Align Financial and Clinical Incentives with Payers and the Most Costliest Medical Conditions2020-09-23T15:41:24-04:00

To The Point

As healthcare providers await more news about expanding telehealth regulations, home care, hospice, palliative care, and community-based providers are in a unique position to further their value to physicians, ACOs, health systems, insurers, and Medicaid and Medicare.

To The Point2020-07-15T15:50:28-04:00

Telehealth’s Outlook Beyond COVID-19

PREMIUM CONTENT Telehealth is healthcare’s hottest topic. How should providers support and drive growth? What new opportunities will improve outcomes? How will telehealth reshape care delivery?

Telehealth’s Outlook Beyond COVID-192020-09-06T13:51:13-04:00

COVID-19 Case Study: Intermountain Healthcare’s Hospital-Level Care In Patients’ Homes

PREMIUM CONTENT Intermountain at Home’s hospital-level care in patient’s homes supports their health system in the event of a surge of COVID-19 patients. Their models include home-based post-hospital care, palliative, and end-of-life care as well as medical equipment maintenance.

COVID-19 Case Study: Intermountain Healthcare’s Hospital-Level Care In Patients’ Homes2020-09-06T13:51:31-04:00

COVID-19 Medicare Emergency Waivers For Discharge Planning And Home Care Providers

PREMIUM CONTENT CMS has provided blanket waivers with a retroactive effective date of March 1, 2020 through the end of the emergency declaration to help providers during COVID-19. We gathered the waivers for discharge planning, in-home care providers, and other post-acute care settings.

COVID-19 Medicare Emergency Waivers For Discharge Planning And Home Care Providers2020-09-06T13:51:41-04:00

Payers: 2020 Supplemental Benefits for Chronic Conditions Doubled

In 2020, Medicare Advantage (MA) plans have doubled the number of condition-specific supplemental benefits from approximately 820 to 1,850. However, the new Special Supplemental Benefits for the Chronically Ill (SBBCI) for 2020 didn’t fare as well.

Payers: 2020 Supplemental Benefits for Chronic Conditions Doubled2020-09-23T15:43:00-04:00

COVID-19: Broadening Telehealth Solutions

PREMIUM CONTENT MaineHealth Care at Home began using telehealth in 2001. In our Interview with Donna DeBlois, RN, BSW, MSB, MBA, AHCA, President of MaineHealth Care at Home, we learn how her organization is expanding telehealth to a broader patient population under COVID-19.

COVID-19: Broadening Telehealth Solutions2020-09-06T14:08:07-04:00

To The Point

COVID-19: The solutions home care, palliative care, hospice and DME are providing to demonstrate value.

To The Point2020-07-15T15:51:25-04:00

Payment Recommendations for 2021

In its March 2020 report to the Congress, MedPAC makes payment policy recommendations for provider sectors in fee-for-service (FFS).

Payment Recommendations for 20212020-05-27T12:52:04-04:00

Medicare’s Option to Avoid the Emergency Department

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation’s Emergency Triage, Treat, and Transport (ET3) Model is designed to test expanded care destination alternatives to the ED for Medicare beneficiaries who call 911.

Medicare’s Option to Avoid the Emergency Department2020-05-27T12:51:45-04:00

2020 ACOs Taking on More Risk

The number of ACOs taking on risk for cost increases grew from 93 ACOs at the start of 2019 to 192 at the start of 2020.

2020 ACOs Taking on More Risk2020-05-27T12:42:29-04:00

Post-Acute Business Industry News

Post-acute ACO adds 200 new long-term care facilities, new appointments, home medical equipment acquisitions, mergers and acquisitions, and more.

Post-Acute Business Industry News2020-05-27T12:43:06-04:00

Healthcare Outlook 2020: Five Reasons Why Post-Acute Models Will Be Redefined

PREMIUM CONTENT Market readiness is the theme for this year’s outlook. The talk of transformation has traction. Too many disruptors are in the healthcare market pushing out traditional models of care. Until you see the information gathered in one document, it may seem transformation is still a while away. Our study of trends and market signals indicate otherwise.

Healthcare Outlook 2020: Five Reasons Why Post-Acute Models Will Be Redefined2020-09-06T14:15:18-04:00

16 Things To Know About Stark Laws

The Stark Law is a set of U.S. federal laws that prohibit physician self-referral, specifically a referral by a physician of a Medicare or Medicaid patient.

16 Things To Know About Stark Laws2020-09-05T10:06:12-04:00

IMPACT Act – Quality Measure Domains

Four healthcare settings must report standardized data using the assessment instruments on at least five of the following eight quality measure domains.

IMPACT Act – Quality Measure Domains2020-09-05T10:04:00-04:00

Pre-Hospice Home-Based Transition Program

PREMIUM CONTENT Sharp HealthCare pre-hospice program called Transitions, is designed to give elderly patients the care they want at home and keep them out of the hospital.

Pre-Hospice Home-Based Transition Program2020-09-06T14:00:13-04:00

Montefiore Health System’s Care Management Program

PREMIUM CONTENT Located in the Bronx and Hudson Valley, New York, Montefiore Health System (MHS) serves one of the poorest and most disproportionately disease-burdened counties in the nation with nearly 80% of the payer mix from Medicare and Medicaid.

Montefiore Health System’s Care Management Program2020-09-06T14:00:53-04:00

Medicare Population Characteristics

In 2011, two-thirds of beneficiaries had three or more chronic conditions, more than one quarter of all beneficiaries reported being in fair or poor health.

Medicare Population Characteristics2020-09-05T10:20:43-04:00

Study: Hospice Top 13 Diagnosis

Cancer accounts for less than one-half of all hospice admissions. Here is a list of the top 13 diagnoses for admissions to hospice care.

Study: Hospice Top 13 Diagnosis2020-09-05T10:28:11-04:00

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