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.
HCCI in the News
The Importance of Interdisciplinary Care for Homebound Patients
CAPA Magazine (12/23) — Dr. Paul Chiang, the Home Centered Care Institute’s (HCCI) Senior Medical and Practice Advisor, and Medical Director of Northwestern Medicine HomeCare Physicians in suburban Chicago, finds a team mentality to be essential when it comes to house calls. “I tell my patients, ‘I am only...
Can Home-Based Primary Care Be Scaled Up?
Healthcare Innovation (12/6/23) — The CMS Innovation Center’s Independence at Home demonstration has worked with medical practices to test the effectiveness of delivering comprehensive primary care services to chronically ill patients at home. With that demonstration project coming to an end on Dec. 31, a panel of experts at...View more HCCI in the News
HBPC in the News
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
In Just One Year, More Than 1,700 New Patients Benefiting from Medical ‘House Calls’
National nonprofit celebrates success of the Illinois House Call Project’s 14 medical practices and their ‘Champions’ on providing home-based primary care in the state June 2023 — In Illinois, medical practice “Champions” of the Home Centered Care Institute’s (HCCI) Illinois House Call Project (ILHCP) have spent the past...
New Platform Provides Vital Data to Better Deliver Home-Centered Care
Confer Analytics™ platform is powered by the Home Centered Care Institute Schaumburg, IL (May 15, 2023) — An innovative new platform developed by the Home Centered Care Institute (HCCI) merges and analyzes data to help health care organizations answer key questions about the rapidly expanding market of home-based medical...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