New healthcare reform legislation proposes a Medicare mandate that will place all hospices under medical review if they exceed a yet to-be-determined percentage of their…
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Considers the number of discharges per 1,000 Medicare enrollees to determine if individual hospitals really do have control over their readmission rates
Given the recent inadequate reimbursement trends in Medicare, most home health and hospice organizations are finding that they need to grow their top lines to…
Reviews how many hospices nationally exceed 40% of discharges with length of stays of 180 days or more
As hospitals face potential Medicare payment penalties for not achieving certain patient readmission benchmarks, there are new growth opportunities for hospices and home health agencies….
An analysis of hospice utilization data (2002 – 2008) illustrates robust growth in the first six years and reviews how hospice utilization data reveals opportunities for growth.