Discusses how the percent of late episodes as a percentage of total full episodes is viewed as an indicator of potential fraud and includes a state-by-state comparison of the percentage of home health agencies with late episodes.
Research & Resources
Analyzes the market changes for home health and hospice in Chicagoland and how to prepare your organization for these inevitable changes.
This month’s feature — “New Opportunity in Home Care” — discusses how post-acute referrals are entering a new stage of accountability, which is creating opportunity for home health agencies. Plus, we provide a state-by-state comparison of home health versus skilled nursing facility utilization in Metrics Matter.
The Home Care Data Guru answers this question.
Illustrates how hospital discharge data shows that there is significant variation in site-of-care discharge patterns from market to market and from state to state.
Examines how, as post-acute referrals enter a new stage of accountability, there will be a change in referral patterns, resulting in a growth of opportunity for home care agencies.