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COVID-19 Readmissions

In this free white paper, The Remington Report provides key data analysis to help your organization mitigate COVID-19 readmissions, along with five action steps for your organizations to explore.

COVID-19 Readmissions2020-11-30T12:30:49-05:00

6 Ways Care in the Home is Changing Your Business

In this free white paper, The Remington Report shares six ways care in the home is changing the future of healthcare. Leaders will need to address these strategically if they intend to realize continued growth in a significantly changing marketplace.

6 Ways Care in the Home is Changing Your Business2020-11-30T12:21:20-05:00

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

Legal: Managing the Risks of Wound Care

Wound care is a risky business these days. Providers who render wound care services are at risk for many things, including liability for negligent wound care, violation of fraud and abuse prohibitions based on substandard wound care, and liability for abandonment when wound care services are discontinued.

Legal: Managing the Risks of Wound Care2020-09-23T15:42:30-04:00

Industry Business News

CMS has made three new appointments to their quality division, the Visiting Nurse Service of New York has settled its lawsuit, and Orlando Health and LHC Group has inked a partnership. The latest executive moves in healthcare, along with other industry business news, can be found here.

Industry Business News2020-09-23T15:42:41-04:00

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

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

Report: Medicare’s Hospital Post-Acute Care Transfer Policy to Hospice

The Bipartisan Act (BBA) of 2018 Act updated the hospital transfer policy for early discharges to hospice care. The law required that, beginning in FY 2019, discharges to hospice care would qualify as a post-acute care transfer and be subject to payment adjustments.

Report: Medicare’s Hospital Post-Acute Care Transfer Policy to Hospice2020-10-14T13:17:46-04:00

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

Peer Case Study: Community-Based Paramedicine Model

CMS recently announced the Emergency Triage, Treat, and Transport model, which provides greater flexibility to ambulance care teams to address emergency health care needs of certain Medicare beneficiaries following a 911 call. 

Peer Case Study: Community-Based Paramedicine Model2020-05-27T12:51:37-04:00

Encompass Health Case Study

Encompass Health, in collaboration with McKesson, saved 17% to 19% on their supply spend, increased efficiencies, and achieved greater patient satisfaction.

Encompass Health Case Study2020-09-06T13:59:49-04:00

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

Industry Business News

LHC Group announces senior management change, and Amedisys acquires Asana Hospice.

Industry Business News2020-05-27T12:43:24-04:00

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