HOPE is on the Way: Part 3

By Beth Noyce, RN, BSJMC, BCHH-C, COQS CHAP-certified home health & hospice consultant This is part 3 of the 3 in the series, outlining the discussions and implications in adopting new outcome and process measures for Hospice care. The final segment addresses...

MedPAC Exposes More Medicare Advantage Crimes

by Tim Rowan, Editor Emeritus This week, we look at the state of the healthcare industry, vis a vis payers that do not pay. While Home Health and Hospice leaders talk at every gathering about refusing to accept Medicare Advantage clients, some large Integrated...

Cigna Divests Medicare Business

by Kristin Rowan, Editor, On Wednesday, January 31, Cigna and HCSC signed an agreement to sell all of Cigna’s Medicare business — including traditional Medicare, supplemental benefits, Medicare Part D offerings, and CareAllies, a value-based care management...