HomeCare’s first podcast: Cara Bachenheimer
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August 6, 2018


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OIG Uncovers Hospice Fraud Schemes
A recent federal report analyzed Medicare payment data for hospice services going back to 2005. The report calls for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to increase the level of scrutiny into home hospice programs in order to better detect problems such as overbilling for care or billing for care the patient never received. NPR’s Health Shots goes deeper into the report.


CMS Releases Hospice Payment Final Rule
On August 1, CMS released the Hospice Wage Index final rule. While no major policy changes were enacted, the rule did clarify several points of care. Find a brief summary at HomeCare.



HomeCare’s First Podcast: Cara Bachenheimer on Competitive Bidding
HomeCare’s First Podcast: Cara Bachenheimer on Competitive Bidding
In HomeCare’s first podcast, longtime HME advocate Cara Bachenheimer of Brown & Fortunato walks through July’s proposed rule from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) that will affect durable medical equipment providers. Listen to the podcast.


Sleep Data Monitoring Provides Insights
Sleep Data Monitoring Provides Insights
Connected technologies are recording vast amounts of data, effectively shortening the process of interpretation that historically would have taken years to produce insights. HomeCare highlights an example where technology is encouraging patients, increasing system efficiencies and reducing costs across the board. Read more at HomeCare.


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August 9, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time
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Industry Insights
Study Identifies Cost Shifts in Competitive Bidding  
Mediware Expands into Long-term Care  
Sunrise Medical Acquisition  
LHC Group’s Nevada Missouri Joint Ventures  
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Episode 1: The HomeCare Podcast  
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