PEPPER is Coming to Home Care
CMS is introducing new reports as an educational tool for Home Health Care in July 2015.
Hospice is Clearly on the Radar at CMS
For many years Hospice has been under the radar, but not anymore.
30-Day Readmits - A Deeper Dive into CHF Trends
I was curious to see how rehospitalization rates have been changing over the last several years. With CHF widely being touted by CMS as one of the diagnosis categories with high avoidable readmissions, I figured I would start there.
Star Ratings for Home Health - How do you rate?
CMS made the Star Rating Preview Reports available within the last two weeks. Where does your agency fall in the ratings?
Bon Voyage, Barbara!
Always quit when you’re on top, as the advice goes, and so it seems a perfect time for me to retire from SHP after 16 years at the helm.
Accepting the News of a Terminal Illness
I'm always interested in how public figures I admire handle the news of a terminal illness. So often it seems they approach their death in the same way they lived their life.
Multiple Problems Plague Home Health Star Rating
What’s not to love about CMS’ star rating system for home health? Plenty.
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