News & Insights | October 30, 2018

Reimbursement limitations on home healthcare are being loosened

Publication: Modern Healthcare
Article: Reimbursement limitations on home healthcare are being loosened

Every month, nurses visit Shirley Ehlers’ home in Oceanside, Calif., to help care for her multiple chronic medical problems and keep her from having to make an avoidable trip to the hospital.

The nurses help Ehlers, a 73-year-old retired nurse with diabetes, asthma, heart problems and melanoma, manage her medications and coordinate care when needed. When Ehlers became depressed after a nursing home stay, a nurse set up a home visit from a mental health worker. After she fell and hit her head on a metal stool, a nurse came to her house to perform neurological follow-up checks during the next two days […]Continue Reading 

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