The Plan to Thrive in Home Health’s New Era

Posted on Wednesday, February 24, 2016 10:35 AM

The home health agencies that are proactive about their quality improvement plans with proven data in the VBP environment have the power to create a new beginning for the home health industry. The first round of the VBP pilot program has been delivered to home health agencies in nine states, which took effect on January 1, 2016. The program requires the home health agencies to report quality measures and the ability to compete for increased Medicare payments. However, VBP is not the only change home health agencies are dealing with. The delivery of healthcare is changing in the following ways: Additional services are tied to bundled payments to improve the quality of care, health outcomes and reduce health care costs. The use of Data allows agencies to track performance and increase the resources to ensure the new quality measures are met For the full article, click here.

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