Future of Home Health & Hospice will be Full of Challenges and Opportunities, Says Fred Bentley of Avalere

The “silver tsunami” — about 10,000 Americans turning 65 every day — that has been a recurring topic at NAHC Report, is still a few years away from crashing, but that day is approaching and while the demographic change holds great promise for a generation unwilling to be shunted into institutional care, policymakers are likely…

Payment Reform a Popular Topic at FMC

The subject of payment reform and just how home health agencies will be paid in the future has rarely been a hotter topic than it is today, so it was appropriate that some of the most well-attended classes on Monday at the 2018 Financial Management Conference were directly related to payment issues. Home Health Payment…

Pre-Conferences at FMC 2018 Provide Crucial Home Health and Hospice Insights

The 2018 Financial Management Conference (FMC 2018) began with two five-hour pre-conference sessions, one focusing on home health finance professionals and other other on hospice finance pros. The presenters of the home health “summer camp” were M. Aaron Little of BKD, Donna DeBlois of MaineHealth Care at Home, and Rob Simione and Tom Boyd of…

Bill Dombi Breaks Down Home Health and Hospice Policy and Sketches the Future of NAHC at FMC 2018

NAHC President Bill Dombi’s annual Washington Update has long provided attendees at the Financial Management Conference with the best home health and hospice policy summary in the industry, but this year Dombi explained to his large audience how a new and revitalized NAHC will respond to those policy challenges and wield greater influence in Washington,…