How Home Care Agencies Can Help Clients If They Don’t Need (or Qualify for) Services Any Longer

With the constant changes to Medicaid and Medicare reimbursements for home care services, sometimes agencies and other providers can no longer offer services to certain clients. When that happens, too often it appears as though elderly and disabled individuals (as well as family members) are caught completely off guard.

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New Medicare Rules Make It Harder for Some Clients to Continue Receiving In-Home Therapy Care Services

Due to certain rule changes regarding Medicare reimbursements, some in-home health care services are no longer being provided by various agencies across the country. On January 1, 2020, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) implemented a new rule where it would no longer cover therapeutic services for patients who have diagnoses from which they are unlikely to recover (or who would need these services long-term, with no discernible end date in view).

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Technology Simplifies Healthy Living for Those Relying on Home Care, but At What Cost?

Technology has been making a clear and direct impact on the in-home health care industry. It allows seniors and disabled adults to be at home more often, even when contending with serious health issues. That’s because it allows these men and women the opportunity to connect to medical professionals through apps and other devices, helping doctors to stay updated on their vital stats, medications, and other factors.

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