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House of Representatives Find Equal Ground & Pass New Hospice Bill with Support from Both Parties

 

A new bill freshly passed by the U.S House of Representatives demonstrated a rare showing of unison and bipartisanship for lawmakers in Washington, DC. The bill focused on areas of near universal agreement addressing important matters such as physician training, patient outreach, and quality of end-of-life care.

 

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The Global Home Healthcare Market is Predicted to Grow to Over 300 Billion Within 4 Years

 

A recent report compiling data from the U.S and around the globe indicates that by the year 2022, the global market for home health care which is inclusive of home health, private duty, companion & personal care etc, will top $300 billion U.S dollars. The scope of the report spanned a comprehensive study of local, regional and global markets, allowing for influencing factors within the market.

Universal, Free In-Home care Faces Key Test As Tax Based Implementation Referendum Looms In One Northeast State

 

Free In-home careJuly 2018 Home Health Blog - There are many who cite the aging population and a lack of financial flexibility for seniors as clear indicators that a national universal healthcare bill is needed; one which would include an allowance of homecare services for seniors (and others in need) as well. One northeastern state is on the cusp of passing hotly debated legislation which would draw closer to implementing a universal healthcare system which would provide free home care services for aging residents in need. A ballot initiative in Maine which would begin effect late in 2018, is drawing praise as a God send from some, while garnering ire as a scam by others.

  May 31, 2018  "The first major revision to federal regulations last year governing home health care agencies brought significant changes to an industry where great inconsistency was prevalent" Last year a sweeping set of new requirements regarding patient care was put in to place. In these protocols,...

New Studies Point Towards U.S Doctors Widely Ignoring Review of Details in Their Patient’s Home Health Plans   June, 2018  “Recent studies indicate physicians approve  treatment plans Involving Skilled Home Health care after spending barely a minute to examine the details and treatment” Surprising statistics emerged from a recent...

  May 31, 2018  Payment Reform Proposal has caused a litany of confusion on topics around the industry. One particular section of the bill, which is the legislation outlined “30-day units of service,” seemingly grants no clarity to whether or not home health care providers will be...

Quality of Home Health Care on The Rise as are New Patients in Homecare & Hospice

 

In the recent news cycle, more patients are entering into home health and hospice than in the last decade, largely due to the overall aging population. This surge has created more business and revenue for the Home Health Care and Hospice industry, and with it, a demand for improvement in quality of home health care. From 2016 through this year, statistics have recently shown improvement spanning all the major areas of the industry. In tandem, the rate of hospital readmission has shown little movement in the baseline measurement for the last 5 years.

  March 15, 2018  Alora Home Health Software Earns Top Rankings in 2017 Software Advice “Reviewer’s Choice Awards” “Atlanta GA Based Provider Received Highest Marks from Users in the Categories of Overall Performance, Customer Service, & Ease of Use”  ATLANTA, GA – March 15, 2018 - Atlanta based Home Health Software provider...