American Advantage Home Care

Therapy’s Future Under Patient-Driven Groupings Model Unclear Due to COVID-19 Chaos

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The Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) was described as home health care’s “boogeyman” before it was implemented. One of the chief concerns, especially for therapists, was that therapy utilization would significantly decrease in 2020 — and beyond — because of what PDGM incentivizes.  But preliminary data… Read More »Therapy’s Future Under Patient-Driven Groupings Model Unclear Due to COVID-19 Chaos

Staffing, Hospital Partnerships and Disaster Prep: Providers Share 2021 Spending Priorities

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Similar to most companies this time of year, home-based care organizations are going through their budgeting and planning processes for the next 12 months. Budgets are thoughtful, strategic financial frameworks that are decided upon annually, with an eye toward the future. But this time around,… Read More »Staffing, Hospital Partnerships and Disaster Prep: Providers Share 2021 Spending Priorities

Half of Patients Referred to Home Health Don’t Receive Services — But Providers Can Change That

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Home health is often utilized as a recovery tool when patients transition out of the hospital because of its ability to improve outcomes. But many of the Medicare beneficiaries who receive referrals after being discharged aren’t actually receiving these services. Overall, the past several decades… Read More »Half of Patients Referred to Home Health Don’t Receive Services — But Providers Can Change That