Elara Caring

Heightened Home Health Awareness Means Higher Volumes, More Opportunities for Agencies in 2021

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Home health agencies took hits to both their censuses and psyches when the public health emergency (PHE) was declared last March. Since then, some industry insiders have argued that the space has gone through a five- to 10-year transformation. Subsequently, the second year of COVID-19… Read More »Heightened Home Health Awareness Means Higher Volumes, More Opportunities for Agencies in 2021

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

Elara Caring Targets Physicians as Home Health Providers Rethink Referrals

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In the build-up to 2020 and the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM), many home health providers began shifting their referral strategies to focus more on hospitals, skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) and other institutional sources. Generally, providers realized that patients coming from such settings likely meant more… Read More »Elara Caring Targets Physicians as Home Health Providers Rethink Referrals