Adherence challenges in respiratory
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HomeCare Thursday
July 5, 2018


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A Year of Managed Care Rate Reductions
Medicaid managed care organizations (MCOs) can reduce Medicaid program costs and manage the utilization of health care services, but they also reduce rates to reach advertised savings. HME providers are experiencing greater rate reductions as enrollment rises. Industry champion Laura Williard wrote an informative piece for HomeCare.


6 Takeaways from CMS’s July 2 Proposed Rule
CMS issued a proposed rule July 2 updating the home health prospective payment system, renaming the home health groupings model and increasing payments to home health agencies by 2.1 percent. The rule allows for remote patient monitoring under Medicare and takes aim at the home infusion therapy industry with the expectation of added accreditation and safety standards. More on the latest proposed rule at HomeCare.



Adherence Challenges in Respiratory
Adherence Challenges in Respiratory
While asthma is a chronic respiratory illness that primarily affects pediatric patients, COPD rates are rising among older patients worldwide, and neither illness has a known cure. Treating asthma and COPD requires patients to adhere to a treatment plan, and properly manage their symptoms. What might be helping—read more at HomeCare.


Improving Incontinence Care
Improving Incontinence Care
Many homecare patients are incontinent; as they move into hospice care, the rate of incontinence among patients increases. Caring for incontinent patients does not have to break your agency’s bank. But low-cost, value products can lead to skin irritation and leaks, as well as a negative environment for patients and employees. Learn the basics for creating a solid incontinence care strategy.


Webinar sponsored by Change Healthcare
Best Practices for Optimizing Cash Flow
August 9, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time
Learn how managing billing processes and minimizing denials benefits your business—and your clients.
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White Paper sponsored by CareCredit
The Payment Shift: Key Trends in the Medical Equipment Market
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Industry Insights
Compass Improves Distribution  
On Home Health Union Fees  
Prosecuting Fraud in Dallas  
Repealing the Device Tax  
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