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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...

Oct 30, 2015, 12:47 ET

Home Health Leaders Warn New Across-the-Board Medicare Cut Puts Patients at Greater Risk; Support Thoughtful Move to Value Based Reforms

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

Oct 01, 2015, 10:06 ET

Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare Applauds Lawmakers for Exploring Ways to Improve the Medicare Program

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...

Jul 29, 2015, 11:40 ET

Home Health Leaders Commend CMS for Extending Medicare Safeguards to Prevent Fraudulent Behaviors

The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare — a coalition of home health providers dedicated to developing innovative reforms to improve the...

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...

Jan 30, 2015, 16:20 ET

Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare Welcomes Mara Benner to Home Health Advocacy Team

The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare today announced that Mara Benner – former Vice President of Government Relations at Gentiva...

Jan 26, 2015, 10:59 ET

AccentCare Joins the Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare

The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare today announced that AccentCare has joined the coalition of home healthcare leaders, which represents...

Dec 22, 2014, 15:27 ET

Home Health Leaders Express Concern About Flaws in Rebasing Impact Report

 The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare expressed concern today that a rebasing impact report issued by the Medicare Payment Advisory...