Community Paramedics Make House Calls and Change Lives
Ottawa Citizen.com  |  Elizabeth Payne  |  Aug 21, 2019 Maria Makkos greets Stephanie Rose at the front door of Makkos’s Arnprior apartment building. “You are here to see me?” she asks, grinning broadly as she leads the community paramedic to her tidy unit. Over her shoulder, Rose,...
August 22nd, 2019
Categories: Benefits of HBPC, Caregiver Stories
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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
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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, Training & Education
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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, Event
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The Doctor Will See You Now, In Your Home
The old-fashioned house call is back in a big way. Here’s how it works. June, 2019  |  Harvard Health Newsletter  | It’s hard to get to the doctor when you don’t drive anymore or you’re struggling with several chronic medical conditions. The result may be missed appointments and...
June 17th, 2019
Categories: Benefits of HBPC
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‘Eyes In The Home’: ACOs Use Home Visits To Improve Care Management, Identify Needs, And Reduce Hospital Use
June, 2019  |  HealthAffairs.org Authors: Taressa K. Fraze, Laura B. Beidler, Adam D. M. Briggs, Carrie H. Colla Abstract Home visits are used for a variety of services and patient populations. We used national survey data from physician practices and accountable...
June 17th, 2019
Categories: Benefits of HBPC
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Blue Shield of California targets patients with complex needs in house call program
May 22, 2019  |  by: Paige Minemyer |  FierceHealthcare.com Blue Shield of California has teamed up with Landmark Health to offer more house calls to members with chronic conditions—at no additional cost. The insurer has enrolled 3,500 people in the program over the last year...
June 17th, 2019
Categories: Benefits of HBPC
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A Large-Scale Advanced Illness Intervention Informs Medicare’s New Serious Illness Payment Model
June 2019 Written by: Brad Stuart, Elizabeth Mahler and Praba Koomson Publication: HealthAffairs.org Abstract Patients with advanced illness receive fragmented, hospital-based care that is unaligned with their preferences near the end of life. We describe a team-based intervention...
June 10th, 2019
Categories: Benefits of HBPC
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CMO Dr. William Shrank on Humana’s physician strategy, ‘Medicare for All’ and home care as the Netflix of healthcare
Morgan Haefner  |  June 4, 2019  |  Beckers Hospital Review Humana wants to do for healthcare what Netflix did for home entertainment. Humana’s CMO William Shrank, MD, said the insurer’s strategy for its 16 million members, most of whom are Medicare Advantage enrollees, is to meet patients...
June 6th, 2019
Categories: Benefits of HBPC
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ACOs Commonly Use Home Visits for Complex Patients During Care Transitions
June 4, 2019 Authors: Taressa K. Fraze, Laura B. Beidler, Adam Briggs, and Carrie H. Colla commonwealthfund.org The Issue Years ago, it was not uncommon for physicians to make house calls. But in the past 50 years, care has largely transitioned to physicians’ offices. Office-based visits are...
June 6th, 2019
Categories: Benefits of HBPC
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