"Amedisys Exec: Payers’ Interest In Home-Based Care ‘Higher Than Ever’ — But Misconceptions Remain"
December 11th, 2019
"For years, many in the health care industry considered non-medical home care the black sheep of the family, if part of the bloodline at all.
The important intervention proven to help keep seniors out of the hospital and cut health care costs was often written off as a luxury service — and even labeled “non-skilled,” a designation industry leaders have taken issue with.
But all that’s changing: CMS first announced it would allow Medicare Advantage (MA) plans to cover supplemental benefits in 2019, then expanded those allowances even further for 2020."
Full article: https://homehealthcarenews.com/2019/07/amedisys-exec-payers-interest-in-home-based-care-higher-than-ever-but-misconceptions-remain/