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To The Point

FREE PUBLISHER'S MESSAGE It’s not business as usual for home health, hospice, palliative care, in-home providers, and community-based organizations.

To The Point2021-03-02T16:05:04-05:00

Market Signals Broaden Continuum-of-Care Services

Expanding continuum of care services is an important strategy for future market positioning. We explore how providers, payers, and physicians are broadening services to expand partnership referrals, create innovation, and ensure sustainability.

Market Signals Broaden Continuum-of-Care Services2021-04-11T18:44:12-04:00

Does Your Organization Have the Right Clinical Service Lines to Reduce the Cost of the Top Five Medical Conditions and Expenditures?

SUBSCRIBER CONTENT New information will help your organization better align clinical services to reduce the cost of the highest medical conditions and their expenditures. The data can be used in conversations with various payer sources to align your organization’s services to reduce the cost of care and readmissions.

Does Your Organization Have the Right Clinical Service Lines to Reduce the Cost of the Top Five Medical Conditions and Expenditures?2021-03-02T16:34:38-05:00

How Community-Based Care is Being Redefined

SUBSCRIBER CONTENT Under Andrew Molosky’s leadership, Chapters Health System has combined innovation and creative disruption to shift end-of-life care into a leading community-based population health organization.

How Community-Based Care is Being Redefined2021-03-02T16:05:04-05:00

How to Accelerate Business Growth and Technology Innovation for Home Health, Hospice, Palliative Care, and Private Duty Providers

SUBSCRIBER CONTENT National leaders discuss how to lean into new approaches to accelerate growth, improve performance, and address technologies that create faster reimbursement, better work-life balance for clinicians, and optimal patient outcomes.

How to Accelerate Business Growth and Technology Innovation for Home Health, Hospice, Palliative Care, and Private Duty Providers2021-03-02T16:05:04-05:00

To The Point

FREE PUBLISHER'S MESSAGE As we turn the corner into 2021, healthcare leaders should be asking themselves four key questions to address greater sustainability.

To The Point2021-03-02T16:03:41-05:00

Should Your Organization Be Preparing for Greater Value-Based Payments?

SUBSCRIBER CONTENT Beginning in 2021, several value-based payment models will begin the shift from fee-for-service to value-based. Earmark this as the transformation of payment reform for care at home providers and how they will be paid in the future.

Should Your Organization Be Preparing for Greater Value-Based Payments?2021-03-02T16:03:48-05:00

How is Your Organization Prepared to Participate in New Non-Traditional Care-at-Home Models?

SUBSCRIBER CONTENT New choices to receive care at home centers on patients receiving acute level care in the home. Non-traditional care at home models is expanding into a new era. The twist to non-traditional programs is to keep care at home leadership’s eyes wide open about the impact to their organizations. Waivers are changing rules, policies have changed, and the role of who can care for patients in the home is transforming models.

How is Your Organization Prepared to Participate in New Non-Traditional Care-at-Home Models?2021-03-02T16:03:55-05:00

How is Technology Expanding Care at Home and How Does it Effect Your Organization’s Future?

SUBSCRIBER CONTENT The invisible technology boundaries expand the rules of who can offer care in the home, how they will be paid, and it creates a less restrictive policy environment to deliver care at home. The opportunity to reshape care delivery and create a more efficient and cost-effective healthcare system is achievable because of the acceleration and adoption of technology.

How is Technology Expanding Care at Home and How Does it Effect Your Organization’s Future?2021-03-02T16:04:01-05:00

How is Your Organization Rethinking Strategic Positioning to Offer Continuum-of-Care Services from Pre- And Post-Discharge to End-of-Life?

SUBSCRIBER CONTENT The question for leadership is how do you want to position your organization? As an integrator? Or as an aggregator? For care at home providers, the goal is to create a post-acute continuum model as patients transition from one care setting to another whether that be in-home personal care services, skilled home health, palliative care, or hospice.

How is Your Organization Rethinking Strategic Positioning to Offer Continuum-of-Care Services from Pre- And Post-Discharge to End-of-Life?2021-03-02T16:04:07-05:00

2021 Regional Outcomes for Medicare Require Full Financial Risk

SUBSCRIBER CONTENT Geographic direct-contracting model (GEO) is the latest CMS Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) model which allows Direct Contracting Entities to accept full financial risk for all traditional Medicare enrollees in their region. Three options enhance Medicare benefits and provide waivers for care in the home.

2021 Regional Outcomes for Medicare Require Full Financial Risk2021-03-02T16:04:15-05:00

2021 Healthcare Outcomes Go Statewide and Regional

SUBSCRIBER CONTENT A growing number of initiatives are expanding to address social determinants of health. Payers, health systems, community-based organizations, and government entities are partnering together to create statewide efforts to improve community health and social care.

2021 Healthcare Outcomes Go Statewide and Regional2021-03-02T16:04:21-05:00

DATA POINT: Why Does Primary Care Spending Matter?

FREE DATA POINT Why should we be concerned that primary care spending appears to be declining? A growing body of evidence measuring health system performance and population health outcomes finds that greater primary care is associated with better value: enhanced population health outcomes, greater equity, and more efficient use of healthcare resources.

DATA POINT: Why Does Primary Care Spending Matter?2021-03-02T16:04:39-05:00

To The Point

There are seven advancing care models supporting care in the home. Each of these models has the commonalities of technology, new reimbursement models, chronic care management, and greater movement toward value-based payments.

To The Point2021-01-02T16:49:59-05:00

Physicians Are Expanding Care into the Home

SUBSCRIBER CONTENT Home-based medical care models are shaking-up the $260 billion primary care market. Three physician models, new reimbursement models, telehealth, and chronic care management are key drivers.

Physicians Are Expanding Care into the Home2021-01-02T16:50:07-05:00

Payers Expanding Care at Home Models

SUBSCRIBER CONTENT Building home care capacity will give plans more flexibility to meet patients on their own terms and could improve outcomes. Learn what is changing models of care in the home.

Payers Expanding Care at Home Models2021-01-02T16:50:19-05:00

New Care Models Allow Payers to Take on Risk for Dual-Eligible Beneficiaries

SUBSCRIBER CONTENT CMS' innovation center (CMMI) is about to roll out a new model allowing insurance plans to take on financial risk for patients enrolled in both Medicare and Medicaid. How will this affect payers? What other new models can you expect in the future?

New Care Models Allow Payers to Take on Risk for Dual-Eligible Beneficiaries2021-01-02T16:50:54-05:00

Expanded Access for Rural Communities and Transformation of Care

SUBSCRIBER CONTENT The Community Health Access and Rural Transformation (CHART) Model expands telehealth services, links residents to non-local healthcare providers, and provides more than $8.7 million in grant funding. What are the new opportunities for your organization?

Expanded Access for Rural Communities and Transformation of Care2021-01-02T16:51:03-05:00

COVID-19: Overseeing Multiple Conditions

SUBSCRIBER CONTENT We share a collection of stories from caregivers on the frontline overseeing patient care for multiple conditions at home: dementia, end-of-life, behavioral health, and falls.

COVID-19: Overseeing Multiple Conditions2021-01-02T17:04:08-05:00

OIG Says Providers Can Offer Services to Caregivers

SUBSCRIBER CONTENT In Advisory Opinion No. 18-05; issued on June 18, 2018; the OIG addressed the circumstances under which providers can establish “caregiver centers” that provide or arrange for free or reduced-cost support services to caregivers in local communities.

OIG Says Providers Can Offer Services to Caregivers2021-01-02T17:04:22-05:00

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 Point2020-11-05T13:11:51-05:00

Home-Based Primary Care: It’s Time to Think Beyond the Clinic Walls

SUBSCRIBER CONTENT Primary care is being rapidly redefined today right before our eyes. As healthcare evolves, patient needs expand and providers must look for new and better ways to achieve a patient-centered model of practice. Read the four reasons home-based primary care is opening doors and opportunities for patients and providers today.

Home-Based Primary Care: It’s Time to Think Beyond the Clinic Walls2020-11-05T13:11:58-05:00

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

SUBSCRIBER 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 Home2020-11-05T13:12:26-05:00

Stronger Strategic Partnerships: Data Exchange is a Driving Factor

SUBSCRIBER CONTENT Payers are interested in talking about the data. In particular, they are interested in understanding how home care providers are able to reduce their penalties and increase their rewards in a value-based payment system. Learn how one organization is advancing conversations.

Stronger Strategic Partnerships: Data Exchange is a Driving Factor2020-11-05T13:12:32-05:00

Marketing Hospice Service to ALF: Preferred-Provider Agreements

SUBSCRIBER CONTENT How do anti-kickback statutes apply if providers or Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs) are involved in referral arrangements and receive any type of federal or state funds? Attorney Elizabeth Hogue breaks it all down.

Marketing Hospice Service to ALF: Preferred-Provider Agreements2020-11-05T13:12:39-05:00

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 Point2020-11-05T13:12:46-05:00

Telehealth’s Outlook Beyond COVID-19

SUBSCRIBER 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

SUBSCRIBER 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

SUBSCRIBER 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

CommonSpirit Health at Home Reinvents Virtual Telehealth Monitoring

SUBSCRIBER CONTENT CommonSpirit Health at Home provides another layer of protection and defense to keep vulnerable patients safe, healthy, and in their homes during this pandemic. And, it positioned to play a key role in preventing a post-COVID surge at care sites. Learn how CommonSpirit at Home expanded its virtual monitoring capabilities to better respond to patients’ needs during and beyond the COVID-19 pandemic.

CommonSpirit Health at Home Reinvents Virtual Telehealth Monitoring2020-09-06T13:51:48-04:00

COVID-19: Reauthorization of the Older Americans Act (OAA)

SUBSCRIBER CONTENT The reauthorization of the Older Americans Act (OAA) was perfect timing when COVID-19 reared its ugly head. Last March, President Trump signed a bipartisan reauthorization of a landmark law that provides more money for programs that help millions of older Americans age in their homes and communities through services including Meals on Wheels, family caregiver support, and transportation.

COVID-19: Reauthorization of the Older Americans Act (OAA)2020-09-06T13:51:58-04:00

COVID 19 The Time is Now! Do More to Demonstrate the Value of Post-Acute Care

SUBSCRIBER CONTENT Anxiety levels are high right now. The COVID-19 outbreak has overtaken our lives, affecting everyone, but especially our patients and families. We no longer have the comfort of a normal routine, and there is no end in sight from this unprecedented pandemic.

COVID 19 The Time is Now! Do More to Demonstrate the Value of Post-Acute Care2020-09-06T14:07:22-04:00

DME: The Forgotten Frontline in the COVID-19 War

SUBSCRIBER CONTENT Is COVID-19 identifying a major gap in DME services? As hospitals discharge patients into their homes or other residential settings to free-up resources and hospital beds, the resultant strain on the provision of DME items and services, particularly for suppliers of home oxygen and ventilators, will significantly increase. Read about unintended consequences.

DME: The Forgotten Frontline in the COVID-19 War2020-09-06T14:07:31-04:00

COVID 19 and Beyond: The Role of the Respiratory Therapist in Post-Acute and Home Care

SUBSCRIBER CONTENT COVID-19 quickly identifies gaps in the health care delivery system. In the acute care hospital, the Respiratory Therapists (RT) is a well-respected team leader in respiratory care. Yet as soon as that patient is discharged, they suddenly lose that supportive RT expertise.

COVID 19 and Beyond: The Role of the Respiratory Therapist in Post-Acute and Home Care2020-09-06T14:07:49-04:00

COVID 19: Key Legal Issues

SUBSCRIBER CONTENT It’s an important time to review legal questions and issues related to COVID-19. There is a lot of mis-information flying around and it’s easy for providers to get tripped up. But providers must ensure that they are doing it right in order to avoid a day of legal reckoning that could threaten their businesses in the future.

COVID 19: Key Legal Issues2020-09-06T14:07:58-04:00

COVID-19: Broadening Telehealth Solutions

SUBSCRIBER 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

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

SUBSCRIBER 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

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