Health Affairs

Hospital Admissions Remain Down, But That Isn’t Bad News for Home Health Providers

  • by

Hospital admissions across the U.S. fell dramatically in spring with the onset of the COVID-19 virus. That sudden drop, in turn, caused patient volumes to plummet for home health providers that work primarily with acute referral sources. While hospital admissions rebounded in summer, they remain… Read More »Hospital Admissions Remain Down, But That Isn’t Bad News for Home Health Providers

Home-Based Medical Care Can Reduce Hospitalizations and Lower Costs — But It’s Still Underutilized

  • by

While home-based medical care has been shown to reduce hospitalization rates and lower costs for both homebound and non-homebound populations alike, it continues to be drastically underutilized in the current health care ecosystem. As a result, there are millions of older Americans — especially those… Read More »Home-Based Medical Care Can Reduce Hospitalizations and Lower Costs — But It’s Still Underutilized