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...
June 2nd, 2022
Bringing a Home Care Solution to State’s Health Issues
Greg Tisdale By just about any standard, the Magnolia State is in need of medical intervention: It ranks 50th in health, 49th in preventable hospitalizations, and 48th in access to care. The causes of Mississippi’s malaise are obvious: It’s first in heart disease, second in...
June 2nd, 2022
New Course Demonstrates Patient Assessments During House Calls
Watch the preview of the Patient Assessment in Home-Based Primary Care online course. Get an inside look at a house call with the Home Centered Care Institute’s new Patient Assessment in Home-Based Primary Care (HBPC) online course. Through video vignettes, watch Dr. Paul Chiang, HCCI’s...
April 26th, 2022
Five “P’s” to Prove the Case for Home-Based Primary Care
Date: 04|11|2022 Author: Dr. Paul Chiang, Senior Medical and Practice Advisor, HCCI The heart of medicine is about service. For many of us who became medical providers, one of the key drivers in choosing this profession is the desire to care for patients. For some of us,...
April 11th, 2022
Wielding the Double-Edged Sword of Medications
Many Americans, especially older Americans, take a lot of medications. Not just prescriptions but over-the-counter (OTC) drugs as well. A double-edged sword in some ways since medications can obviously help, but too many together can cause unwanted side effects. Providers who practice home-based primary care (HBPC) can help address...
March 22nd, 2022
CMS Announces Direct Contracting Transition to ACO REACH Model
03/22/2022: Author: Brianna Plencner, CPC, CPMA Senior Consultant & Manager, Practice Development, HCCI The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced its decision to redesign and rename the Global and Professional Direct Contracting (GPDC) model to the ACO Realizing Equity, Access, and Community...
March 22nd, 2022
The Eight “C’s” of Success for Home-Based Primary Care
Dr. Paul Chiang, Senior Medical and Practice Advisor for the Home Centered Care Institute (HCCI), has made over 35,000 house calls. With that background, he recognizes that house call providers are – and should be – a different breed. That’s where his “Eight C’s” come in.
March 3rd, 2022
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...
Practice Spotlight: Bergen Geriatric Care
Bergen Geriatric Care Odessa Hoinkis, MD, Owner https://www.bergengeriatriccare.com/ Background Bergen Geriatric Care is committed to providing patients with high-quality care in a variety of settings, including assisted living facilities and private residences. Based in Oradell, New Jersey, the...
Vaccine Mandate Update 01-14-22: What it Means for Employers
01/14/22: Author: Brianna Plencner, CPC, CPMA Senior Consultant & Manager, Practice Development, HCCI On January 13, 2022, the U.S Supreme Court released two per Curiam opinions regarding CMS and OSHA’s vaccination and testing requirements. U.S Supreme Court: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid...