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
Read More
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
Read More
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
Read More
York Hospital Increases Services for Older Adults
Anne M. Mozingo  |  yorkweekly@seacoastonline.com  |  06/04/2019 YORK — In order to increase services for elders in its coverage area, York Hospital has created the Center for Older Adults with geriatric specialists providing comprehensive care in its new clinic and house calls to those who cannot...
June 5th, 2019
Categories: Benefits of HBPC
Read More
Ascension’s Chief Community Impact Officer on Providing Care Outside the Hospital
Author: Samantha Liss  |  May 22, 2019  |  HealthcareDive Tamarah Duperval-Brownlee is Ascension’s first chief community impact officer, which means she is in charge of helping guide the hospital operator’s new strategic vision to reimagine the best way to care for those in communities across...
May 28th, 2019
Categories: Benefits of HBPC
Read More
Providers Applaud CMS’ Primary Care Initiative
The Primary Cares Initiative got a warm initial reception from key providers groups, but many still have questions about the details of the proposal. By John Commins  |   April 23, 2019  |  healthleadermedia.com Provider associations are praising the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ plans...
May 6th, 2019
Read More
Payment Reform Paves The Way For Expanding Home-Based Primary Care
May 2, 2019  |  Home Centered Care Institute The field of home-based primary care (HBPC) received extraordinary news as the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), in collaboration with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI),...
May 2nd, 2019
Categories: Benefits of HBPC
Read More
CMS’ new payment models aim to ease the transition to risk
Written by Maria Castellucci  |  April 27, 2019  |  Modern Healthcare Providers and analysts are calling new value-based physician payment models announced last week by the CMS game-changers, potentially signaling a new era in which many providers are taking on downside risk and...
May 2nd, 2019
Categories: Benefits of HBPC
Read More
House Calls Can Lead to Dramatically Better Health Outcomes Among the Elderly
Written by Alieza Durana  |  Pacific Standard  |  May 1, 2019 Research shows that house calls are an excellent way to deliver care, providing better outcomes and lowering costs. So why aren’t we funding more of them? Dr. Eric De Jonge, a geriatrician at Medstar...
May 1st, 2019
Categories: Benefits of HBPC
Read More
CMS details new primary care payment model with range of risk options
Author Shannon Muchmore  |  April 23, 2019  |  healthcaredive.com CMS on Monday announced a new voluntary Medicare payment model for primary care providers. The two-pronged program has paths for small practices and large organizations and a range of options from partial shared risk...
April 25th, 2019
Categories: Benefits of HBPC
Read More