It’s estimated that less than 30 percent of individuals discuss end-of-life care with their loved ones, despite over 90 percent recognizing the value of such conversations.
CMS issued a proposed rule and the Advance Notice Part II to further strengthen and modernize the Medicare Advantage and Part D prescription drug programs.
Sentara Home Care Services is comprised of 10 home health agencies that span across Virginia and parts of northeastern North Carolina. Recognizing the challenges of the Patient-Driven Grouper Model (PDGM) and the high cost of complex wounds, Sentara redefined their program to include technology, and a shared risk model with their supply company resulting in cost reductions and improved outcomes.
Private Medicare plans will soon include expanded plan options for seniors, more telehealth, and innovative plan designs and payment models.
Geisinger Health Plan published a study that found a telemonitoring intervention for heart-failure patients led to reductions in readmissions and cost.
Telehealth policy develops much more slowly than the rapidly advancing technology, but incremental changes are taking place.
A new RFI has been issued by CMS to ask for stakeholder feedback about the best ways to incent EHR adoption in post-acute settings.
Monitoring the health of your organization supported by real-time key performance indicator data can help to de-risk the future of your organization.