Providers are moving towards initiating their own contracts, and must be prepared to negotiate with third-party payers and organizations similar to ACOs.
Developing a workforce involves strategic planning and dedicated resources to create desired business and clinical outcomes. Given the issues faced by healthcare organizations today, a wide range of solutions is necessary to address their vast workforce development needs.
Office of the Investigator General released a proposed rule to apply safe
harbor criteria equally to all eligible entities offering the eligible forms of
free or discounted local transportation services. However, the OIG is
considering whether to exclude free transportation to referral sources by home health agencies from safe harbor treatment.
The for-profit access to capital is significant in today's marketplace. Funding for new construction is coming from Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), finance companies, and private investors.
A new report from AARP and the United Hospital Fund recommends 5 ways to expand the support system for families caring for relatives with cognitive or behavioral health conditions like Alzheimer’s disease and depression.