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Home Health Care News Reel

March 25, 2022 10:18 AM | WiAHC Office

WiAHC is happy to remind members about and provide links to the latest articles and information from Home Health Care News and the National Association for Home Care and Hospice:

$1.5 Trillion Omnibus Spending Bill Leaves Out Home Health Telehealth Reimbursement

Home Health Care News - By Joyce Famakinwa | March 10, 2022

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a comprehensive $1.5 trillion omnibus spending package on Wednesday. The legislation, among other things, extends the temporary virtual care flexibilities that were put in place during the public health emergency. Read more…

New Legislation Would Extend the Hospital at Home Program

National Association for Home Care and Hospice | March 22, 2022

The bipartisan Hospital Inpatient Services Modernization Act is new legislation introduced in both the Senate and House of Representatives that would extend the acute care hospital at home waiver program. Initially introduced in November of 2020, during the height of the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE), the program provides an alternative setting of care for certain conditions, such as asthma, pneumonia, and COPD. Read more…

How the PE Nursing Home Crackdown Could Affect the Home Health Industry

Home Health Care News - By Patrick Filbin | March 13, 2022

Pushed by the White House, federal watchdogs have a new directive – cracking down on private equity in health care. While they’ll largely be targeting nursing homes and PE investment as part of a recently unveiled senior care initiative from the Biden administration, there will likely be ripple effects in the home-based care space. Read more…

NAHC Shares Tech Recommendations with Congress

National Association for Home Care and Hospice | March 21, 2022

The National Association for Home Care & Hospice and a coalition of long-term & post-acute care (LTPAC) and health information technology (HIT) groups have submitted comments to an important congressional task force exploring ways to accelerate innovation in the health care system. Read more…

Home Health Care News, which is part of the Aging Media Network, is a leading source for news and information covering the home health industry. National Association for Home Care and Hospice is the largest professional association representing the interests of chronically ill, disabled, and dying Americans of all ages and the caregivers who provide them with in-home health and hospice services.

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