Homecare Software Tag

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...

Judge Renders Important Ruling Affecting Homecare

This week in the world of Homecare news, several media outlets are reporting that an important decision was recently rendered by the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, striking down a recent Companionship Services/Overtime rule put into place by the Department of Labor. The DOL created rule would have imposed a number new rules affecting the status of Homecare employees, the hours they work, and the wages they are compensated with just to scratch the surface.

  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...