GAPNA Preconference presented by HCCI
Attending the GAPNA Annual Conference? Register today for the Preconference presented by The Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA) has partnered with Home Centered Care Institute (HCCI), offering a preconference opportunity for a deep dive into areas critical to a successful home-based primary care practice.
September 10th, 2019
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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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Geographic Scheduling: Impact on Home-Based Primary Care Productivity
One of the unique challenges home-based primary care practices face is determining an effective geographic scheduling and route planning process.  The ability to automate and/or optimize routing of patient visits is key to minimizing travel time for providers, boosting productivity and increasing face-to-face time with patients. Dedicating the...
August 16th, 2019
Categories: Practice Management, Tip of the Month, Training
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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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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...
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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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