Should your continuing care retirement community (CCRC) begin to offer home and community-based services (HCBS)? Peter Notarstefano, director of home and community-based services at LeadingAge, offers his perspective—as well as practical advice for making your decision and implementing an HCBS program.
HealthStream's Ebola Reference and Support Center is designed to provide up-to-date resources for healthcare providers in light of the current Ebola virus disease outbreak.
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.
The Office of the Investigator General (OIG) 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.