Why At-Home Dental Care Is Vital For Homebound Patients
Dr. Joy Poskozim About the Article: Traveling dentists play a pivotal role in caring for homebound patients, and their services are in high demand. HCCInsights sat down with one such dentist, Dr. Joy Poskozim, whose grandmother unwittingly, but enthusiastically, shifted Poskozim’s career into at-home care.
June 9th, 2021
Categories: Caregiver Stories
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Biden Administration Continues Efforts to Increase Vaccinations By Bolstering Payments for At-Home COVID-19 Vaccinations for Medicare Beneficiaries
Jun 09, 2021  |  CMS Press Release As part of President Biden’s commitment to increasing access to vaccinations, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today announced an additional payment amount for administering in-home COVID-19 vaccinations to...
June 9th, 2021
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Successful HCCI Pilot Provides Blueprint for HBPC Outreach Expansion
In the summer of 2020, with support from the RRF Foundation for Aging, the Home Centered Care Institute (HCCI) launched The Florida House Call Project. This initiative was designed to motivate and educate a new network of home-based primary care (HBPC) providers to...
June 1st, 2021
Categories: Training, Training & Education
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HBPC Productivity and Panel Size Standards
In a home-based primary care practice (HBPC), many factors determine optimal productivity and panel size standards (i.e., the number of individual patients under the care of a specific provider). These include payment structure, practice model, outcome goals, geography/travel times, and more. While there is no one-size-fits-all solution, the...
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The Power of Three, One Year Later: The John A. Hartford Foundation Grant Recipients Continue to Advance Home-Based Primary Care
The pandemic has significantly underscored the need for, and awareness of, home-based care models. Within this new landscape, 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 made significant progress toward their goal of improving care...
April 19th, 2021
Categories: Benefits of HBPC, Training & Education
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CMS Updates on Payment Models
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is currently accepting applications for Cohort 2 of practices and payer partners interested in participating in the Primary Care First model. To be responsive to stakeholder’s needs and allow more practices the opportunity to apply, CMS has extended the...
April 19th, 2021
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In-Home Counseling for Patients, Families and Caregivers
About the Article: HCCInsights sat down with Cherish Reinwald, Executive Director, In-Home Counseling, to learn more about her organization, and how her network can support home-based primary care providers and practices in the Chicago area, Illinois, and across the country.   HCCInsights: Would you provide some background...
April 13th, 2021
Categories: Benefits of HBPC, Caregiver Stories
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Evaluation and Management (E/M) Documentation Changes: Important Clarification for House Call Providers
With many changes coming out recently from CMS, providers and practices can find it difficult to keep track. So, HCCI is providing the following clarifications about one set of changes that has been creating significant confusion among house call providers. The new CMS 2021 documentation guidelines for the...
February 25th, 2021
Categories: Practice Management, Training, Training & Education
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COVID-19 Vaccine Resources
As the Public Health Emergency (PHE) continues, providers and practices are now challenged to receive, prepare, and administer vaccines to home-limited patients. Here is a list of reliable resources that practices can reference to stay informed on the most current guidelines: Clinical References CDC Vaccinating Homebound Persons...
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Humana Teams Up with DispatchHealth to Deliver Hospital-Level Care in the Home
News from the field of home-based primary care as Humana partners with DispatchHealth to provide hospital-level care in the home to its members with multiple chronic conditions. Home Health Care News By Joyce Famakinwa | February 1, 2021 To better care for...
February 11th, 2021
Categories: Benefits of HBPC
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