Home-based primary care is gaining momentum in our communities, throughout our nation and among our lawmakers. Get the news on how home-based primary care is shaping the future of health care and HCCI’s role in making it happen.
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Doctor House Calls Seeing a Resurgence Among Aging Population, Healthcare Deserts
Chicago Sun-Times (10/7/22) — On the West Side, 93-year-old Mattie Baylis gets regular house calls from a nurse, a home health aide and a family nurse practitioner. The in-home visits and her pharmacy home deliveries allow Baylis — who had a stroke two years ago that left her bedridden...
Illinois Medical Practices Selected for Statewide ‘House Call’ Project
Lawndale News (7/14/22) — In Illinois, nearly 200,000 residents who require home-based primary care (HBPC) are not receiving this critical medical service. To address this urgent need, 17 Illinois medical practices, some independent, others representing hospital systems, and three supporting subspecialty groups including dentistry, dermatology, and wound care, will...View more HCCI in the News
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The Power of Three, Building on Success: The John A. Hartford Foundation Grant Recipients Continue to Advance Home-Based Primary Care
Throughout the pandemic, recipients of The John A. Hartford Foundation (JAHF) three-year grant, Moving and Scaling Home-Based Primary Care Phase II: Quality, Training and Advocacy, have continued driving home their mission to improve and expand access to high-quality home-based primary care (HBPC) for the homebound population of aging...
HCCI Mourns the Passing of Robert Sowislo
We here at the Home Centered Care Institute (HCCI) were saddened to hear of the sudden passing on Friday, December 17, 2021, of Robert “Bob” Sowislo, who played a key role in the healthcare industry and home-based primary care (HBPC). Sowislo was a former board member of HCCI and...View more HBPC in the News
Illinois Medical Practices Selected For Statewide “House Call” Project
ILLINOIS MEDICAL PRACTICES SELECTED FOR STATEWIDE “HOUSE CALL” PROJECT National nonprofit recognizes 17 medical practices providing home-based primary care – or looking to expand or add it – as part of new ‘Illinois House Call Project’ July 2022–In Illinois, nearly 200,000 residents who require home-based primary care (HBPC)...
Home Centered Care Institute Appoints Four Industry Leaders to Board of Directors
Schaumburg, IL (November 22, 2021) — The Home Centered Care Institute (HCCI), a national nonprofit, has appointed four new members to its Board of Directors from diverse sectors of healthcare, including retail pharmacy, finance, quality improvement, and private practice. The new board members are: Kermit R. Crawford,...View more Press Releases
Home-Based Care in 2022: Payment & Policy Key Impacts
Date: 01/06/2022 Approx. 2 min. read Author: Brianna Plencner, CPC, CPMA Senior Consultant & Manager, Practice Development, HCCI Here we are in the new year. Many practices and providers want to know how to prepare for success as we all continue to navigate this challenging healthcare...
It’s Here! CMS Released the CY 2022 MPFS Final Rule
CY 2022 MPFS Final Rule Date: 11|04|2021 Approx. 5 min. read Author: Brianna Plencner, CPC, CPMA Senior Consultant & Manager, Practice Development, HCCI It’s November and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the annual Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) final rule which outlines...View more Legislative News
Participants Find Real Value in Learning and Networking during HCCI Workshops
As mentioned in last month’s newsletter, in December, HCCI held an Essential Elements of Home-Based Primary Care workshop in Orlando, and followed that up the next week by offering Advanced Applications of Home-Based Primary Care at HCCI’s headquarters in Schaumburg, Illinois. Melissa...
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The COVID-19 pandemic has spotlighted the important role that home-based primary care (HBPC) providers are playing in caring for homebound patients who are generally the most vulnerable to the outbreak. HBPC also helps keep these patients out of hospitals and clinics, unless necessary, which fights the spread of...View more Events