Market Research Letter: March/April 2013

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This month’s feature — “Selling the Financial Value of Hospice” — discusses how hospice and palliative care are primed to lead the way into a new healthcare delivery system that results in lowered costs and improved patient care. Plus, we take a look at the trends of several Medicare home health metrics between 2008 and 2011 – including revenue per episode, episodes per discharge, and visits per episode – which indicate that the days of excessive margins in home health are over in Metrics Matter.

Metrics Matter: Declines in Certain Medicare Statistics Indicate the Home Health Game Is Up

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Originally published in Market Research Letter: March/April 2013

Are the days of excessive profit margins in home health over? To answer that question, we take a look at the trends of several Medicare home health metrics between 2008 and 2011 – including revenue per episode, episodes per discharge, and visits per episode – in this month’s Metrics Matter.