The Medicare Advantage boom for home care is almost here.
Ever since the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) first expanded the scope of Medicare Advantage (MA) supplemental benefits in April 2018, at-home care providers have been trying to figure out they fit into a potentially new reimbursement puzzle.
At least initially, it appeared that fit was a relatively minor one, as only 3% of MA plans offered in-home support...
Poor Communication Between Home Health, Doctors Leaves Patients ‘Lost in the Wilderness’
By Robert Holly | June 20, 2018
Despite ongoing efforts to provide seamless transitions of care, patients’ journeys from hospital to home still remain full of gaps. Persistent, systemic lapses in communication between doctors, home health providers and patients may be largely to blame.
Continuity in care, when achieved, gives patients greater...