Independence at Home Saves Medicare Big Money

The Independence at Home (IAH) demonstration has saved thousands of dollars per Medicare beneficiary and could save almost $28 billion over time if it reaches enough people, according to an analysis of the Year 2 savings published earlier this year in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. “IAH has been one of the Centers…

CHRONIC Care Act Inclusion in Budget Deal is a Win for Home Care

The funding packages up for consideration in both the Senate and House of Representatives contain many provisions affecting home health and hospice. The NAHC Report has already covered provisions related to payment reform, the rural add-on, and the repeal of the Independent Payment Advisory Board. However, there are other victories for the home care and…