Americans Want to Prevent Cuts to Medicare Home Healthcare

Poll: 8 in 10 Americans support action to prevent cuts to Medicare Home Healthcare In an August 2014 article on Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare’s website, a poll was published regarding American’s support of Medicare Home Healthcare. “Democratic, Republican and Independent voters alike express stronger support for Lawmakers who vote in favor of legislation to replace Medicare Cuts with Payment Reforms.” Key findings of the survey show that opposition to Medicare Home Health cuts remains high. –    85.6% favor providing Medicare home healthcare services to homebound, elderly people –    81.5% think Congress needs to prevent harm to American […]

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Technology Enables Better Home Healthcare

Portable, in-home medical devices enable better home healthcare Self-management devices that keep track of vital medical information, coupled with computers and internet make it easier to manage chronic conditions and reduce medical expenses. You take fewer trips to the doctor’s office, while monitoring your condition more closely. With all the technological advances of the past 2 decades, and instant access to so much information, it is only natural that we leverage these advantages for home healthcare. Portable, in-home medical devices automatically communicate important medical information with your doctors. This allows them to closely monitor changes in your condition, and also […]

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Performance Review for Your Medicare Home Health Care Agency

It’s a good idea to review the performance of your Medicare home health care agency from time to time. No matter who your Medicare home care agency is, you need to be sure that they are serving your needs and doing the best job possible. After all, your health is in their hands!  Taking an objective look at the care you receive identifies areas where you should speak with caregivers. Either to let them know they are doing a great job, or where they can improve. The Official Handbook for Medicare Home Health Care has a handy checklist to review […]

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Choosing a CHAP-Certified Home Healthcare Provider is Important

A CHAP-Certified Home Healthcare Provider delivers excellence in medical care. When selecting a home healthcare provider, looking at their credentials is important. Not only should you rely on recommendations from friends, family or medical providers, but also look for third-party certifications from recognized organizations. CHAP is one of the biggest in the world! The Community Health Accreditation Program, or CHAP, sets very high standards for superior performance for health care institutions all over the world. From home healthcare providers to individual practitioners, medical associations and large institutions, those that are CHAP Certified are proven to provide high quality, expert care. […]

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