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Jun 09, 2016, 09:55 ET Partnership Expresses Disappointment with Medicare Home Health "Pre-Claim Review" Demonstration

The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare – a coalition of home health providers dedicated to improving the integrity, quality, and...


May 26, 2016, 10:04 ET Home Health Leaders Thank Bipartisan Lawmakers for Opposing Medicare Home Health Prior Authorization Requirement

 The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare – a coalition of home health providers dedicated to improving the integrity, quality, and...


Apr 08, 2016, 11:15 ET Home Health Leaders Urge CMS to Revise Prior Authorization Proposal for Medicare Home Health Benefit; Support Targeted Solutions to Strengthen Program Integrity

 The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare – a coalition of home health providers dedicated to improving the integrity, quality, and...


Feb 10, 2016, 12:39 ET Home Healthcare Leaders Oppose President Obama's Proposal to Reduce Medicare Payments and Increase Patient Copayments

 Leaders in the home health community expressed disappointment in response to President Obama's Fiscal Year 2017 Budget Proposal, which calls...


Jan 22, 2016, 09:59 ET New Study Touts Value Benefits of Home Healthcare

The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare – a coalition of home health providers dedicated to improving the integrity, quality, and...


Sep 21, 2015, 13:29 ET 133 Members of Congress Send Letter to CMS Expressing Concern with Proposed Medicare Home Health Funding Cuts

 The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare – a coalition of home health providers dedicated to improving the program integrity,...


Sep 03, 2015, 11:05 ET Home Health Leaders Commend Legislation to Streamline Medicare Patient Assessment Process

The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare – a coalition of home health providers dedicated to improving the integrity, quality, and...


Jun 23, 2015, 13:39 ET Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare Urges Support for Home Health Care Planning Improvement Act

The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare – a coalition of home health providers dedicated to improving the integrity, quality, and...


Jun 22, 2015, 10:49 ET Independence at Home Cost Saving Data Underscores the Value of the Medicare Home Health Benefit

The following is being released by the Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently...


Jun 16, 2015, 12:27 ET Home Health Leaders Applaud Bipartisan Lawmakers for Seeking Stronger Medicare Fraud-Prevention Programs

 The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare – a coalition of home health providers dedicated to improving the integrity, quality, and...


May 21, 2015, 09:12 ET New Study Finds Low Overall Home Healthcare Margins

Reflecting the impact of deep reimbursement cuts that have been implemented in recent years, a new study by Avalere Health finds that even the...


May 08, 2015, 12:32 ET Home Health Leaders Seek Program Integrity Reform and Quality Initiatives to Protect Most Vulnerable Seniors

Following a recent New York Times article, "With Sickest Patients, Cost Sharing Comes at a Price," home health leaders with the Partnership for...


Apr 23, 2015, 17:11 ET Home Health Leaders Applaud Bipartisan Measure to Extend Care for Chronically Ill Seniors

The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare – a coalition of home health providers dedicated to improving the integrity, quality, and...


Apr 16, 2015, 13:47 ET Home Health Leader Voices Strong Support for Post-Acute Care Bundling Legislation

WASHINGTON, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Representing the Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare, Steven Landers, MD, MPH, today...


Apr 15, 2015, 09:53 ET Home Health Leaders Applaud Passage of Medicare Physician Payment Reform Legislation

The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare today commended Congressional leaders for passing the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act,...


Mar 19, 2015, 16:16 ET Home Health Leaders Applaud Introduction of Bipartisan Bundling and Coordinating Post-Acute Care (BACPAC) Act

Home health community leaders today praised the introduction of the bipartisan Bundling and Coordinating Post-Acute Care (BACPAC) Act (HR 1485) by...


Feb 03, 2015, 17:24 ET Home Health Cuts and Copayments in Administration's Proposed Budget Threaten Access for Vulnerable Medicare Beneficiaries

Leaders in the home health community raised concerns today in response to President Obama's Fiscal Year 2016 budget that calls for the...


Aug 28, 2014, 14:11 ET Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare: New Study: MedStar Washington Hospital Center Demonstrates Home Healthcare Produces Big Savings for the Medicare Program

 A new study published in the Journal of American Geriatrics Society found that house calls to elderly patients with chronic conditions keep...


Aug 18, 2014, 16:29 ET Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare: National Poll Finds More Than Eight in Ten Americans Support Action to Prevent Cuts to Medicare Home Health

 A new national survey finds registered voters overwhelming support Congressional action to stop cuts to the Medicare home health benefit,...


Aug 08, 2014, 16:26 ET Home Health Leaders Commend Efforts to Combat Waste, Fraud and Abuse in the Medicare Program

The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare – a leading coalition of home health providers dedicated to improving the integrity, quality, and...


Apr 07, 2014, 12:48 ET Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare: Deep Medicare Cuts Exacerbating the Employment Challenges Facing Women

According to the March jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), jobs in the home health sector continue to be impacted by...


Mar 26, 2014, 17:50 ET SGR: Congress Working to Preserve Skilled Home Healthcare Services for the Medicare Program's Oldest, Poorest, Sickest Beneficiaries

Home health leaders today expressed deep gratitude to Congressional leaders who are considering a home health rebasing relief and reassessment...


Mar 20, 2014, 16:51 ET Home Health Leaders Express Disappointment in MedPAC Report to Congress

Home health leaders today expressed disappointment with the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission's (MedPAC) March 2014 Report to Congress, which...


Mar 13, 2014, 12:00 ET Home Health Leaders Thank Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers for Stressing "Detrimental" Consequences of Obamacare Home Health Medicare Cuts

 The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare – a leading coalition of home health providers dedicated to improving the integrity,...


Mar 12, 2014, 15:13 ET Home Health Community Thanks Congressman Greg Walden for Calling Attention to "Devastating Effect" of Obamacare's Medicare Home Health Funding Cuts

 The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare – a leading coalition of home health providers dedicated to improving the integrity,...