HCCIntel: July 2019
Slowly Getting Serious: The New CMS Primary Care Models And Implications For Serious Illness Care
July 31, 2019 | Health Affairs | Mark Japinga, Mathew Alexander, David Casarett, William K. Bleser, Mark B. McClellan, Robert S. Saunders In April, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) introduced five new payment models as part of its...
July 31st, 2019
Categories: Benefits of HBPC
House Calls Are Reaching the Tipping Point — Now We Need the Workforce
7-29-2019 Written by: Thomas Cornwell, Home Centered Care Institute; Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group Journal of Patient-Centered Research and Reviews Abstract Home-based primary care (HBPC) improves the lives of high-cost, frail, homebound patients and their...
July 30th, 2019
Categories: Benefits of HBPC, Training & Education
AAHCM and HCCI present a webinar on new CMS Primary Cares Payment Models
The American Academy of Home Care Medicine (AAHCM) in collaboration with the Home Centered Care Institute (HCCI) will host a webinar Tues. July 30 at 4 pm (ET) on the new CMS Primary Cares Initiative payment models relevant to home care medicine. The three different payment models...
July 23rd, 2019
Categories: Benefits of HBPC, Events
Why is HCC Coding so Important for Home Care Medicine?
A hot topic in health care today is Hierarchical Condition Categories (HCCs), and there is no better time to consider the value of HCC coding to your home-based primary care program! HCC coding is the risk adjustment method used by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to...
July 11th, 2019
Categories: Practice Management, Training & Education