Knowledge of palliative care low in U.S. population
Jun 07, 2021
The odds of having palliative care knowledge increased for those with frequent health care utilization, regular source of care.
New NPHI policy chief: Time is ripe for hospice and other community-based services
May 18, 2021
The new chief policy officer for the National Partnership for Healthcare and Hospice Innovation (NPHI) told McKnight’s Home Care Daily he’s cautiously optimistic hospice providers will benefit from...
Addus HomeCare teams up with software developer to connect continuum of care
Apr 23, 2021
Two Texas firms are partnering to provide patients a seamless transition from home care to hospice
Home healthcare providers join vaccination effort in some states
Apr 13, 2021
Home healthcare providers are joining forces with hospitals and public health agencies in some states to provide in-home COVID-19 vaccinations to seniors.
In move that may serve to grow its workforce, California’s Mission Healthcare purchases university...
Apr 07, 2021
One of California’s largest home health, hospice and palliative care providers continues to expand. Mission Healthcare has announced the acquisition of Loma Linda University Medical Center Home Health.
Pandemic-related home health waivers likely to continue through 2021
Jan 27, 2021
Good news for providers: The Public Health Emergency (PHE) is likely to last until the end of 2021, according to a Jan. 22 letter to governors from Norris Cochran, the acting secretary of the Department...
Home Care briefs for Monday, Jan. 25
Jan 25, 2021
Two plead guilty to $109M Medicare fraud scheme … Study: end-of-life care satisfaction greatest when older adults die at home … 7 payers expanding telehealth strategies
NHPCO letter to President-elect Biden outlines 2021 hospice policy priority recommendations
Jan 20, 2021
In a recent letter sent to President Biden, National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization President and CEO Edo Banach highlighted more than 20 hospice and palliative care priorities that NHPCO, which...
Brookdale Senior Living considers exiting the home health and hospice business
Dec 15, 2020
Industry giant Brookdale Senior Living appears to be considering a divestiture of its home health and hospice segment, according to industry sources. The move would improve the company’s liquidity, helping...
Brookdale’s home health and hospice business takes $15 million hit in third quarter due to pandemic
Lois A. Bowers
Nov 06, 2020
Revenue in Brookdale Senior Living’s Health Care Services segment, which includes home care and hospice, was flat compared with the second quarter but down 20% year-over-year, Brookdale President and...