CMS Introduces New Bundled Payment Model

January 14th, 2018 (No Comments)

CMS Introduces New Bundled Payment Model The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on Tuesday introduced a new alternative payment model, the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Advanced (BPCI Advanced). Home health services would be eligible to be reimbursed under this program. The model, coming out of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, is a voluntary […]

Caregivers Find Support With AARP Caregiving Guides

January 14th, 2018 (No Comments)

If you are a caregiver, you’ve taken on one of the most important and challenging roles you’ll ever have. The AARP is here to help. Their website has a section devoted to caregivers with all sorts of resources, tools and forums, as well as the following special guides, to help you in your specific caregiving […]

What You Need To Know About 2018 Flu Season

January 12th, 2018 (No Comments)

The 2018 flu season arrived earlier than usual and is only predicted to get worse. The deadly virus is already widespread in 46 states and some hospitals are even limiting visitors to slow the spread, reports Amwell.  The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. It can cause mild to severe illness. Serious […]