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CMS Proposal Adds Remote Patient Monitoring in Home Health Payments

July 5, 2018 - CMS has proposed changes to the Home Health Prospective Payment System that would incentivize home health providers to utilize remote patient monitoring devices and improve patient-centered care. In an announcement earlier this week, the agency stated that these changes will advance its efforts to put patients over paperwork and prioritize value-based care. “Today’s...


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Using Home Health Care to Improve the Patient Experience

by Sara Heath

Healthcare professionals can use home health care to improve the patient experience by delivering strong patient and caregiver education and by allowing patients to recover comfortably. This will be important as experts in all specialties...

Family, Caregiver Engagement HIT Opportunities Can Improve

by Sara Heath

Health technology plays a limited role in family caregiver engagement because caregivers have little need and are unable to identify which tools to use, according to recent data from the Massachusetts eHealth Institute (MeHI). In a survey...

Retail Clinic, Telehealth Visits Increase by 10% Since 2013

by Sara Heath

Retail clinics and telehealth might be the new path toward patient engagement and patient satisfaction, a recent Oliver Wyman survey reveals. The survey, which questioned a total of 2,000 patients, found that alternative care methods,...

CMS Introduces Home Health Patient Satisfaction Star Ratings

by Sara Heath

Home healthcare facilities are now being rated on patient satisfaction and patient engagement scales. Late last week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) posted its star rating system for home healthcare on its survey....

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