The U.S. home care industry is at an inflection point.
Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, an increasing number of payers and health care providers began to recognize the value of non-medical home care, particularly when it comes to chronic disease management and preventative care. That recognition has grown even stronger in 2020, with home care often playing a leading role in emerging care delivery models, including hospital-at-home and SNF-at-home programs.
That momentum will continue in 2021, most home care executives believe.
Lifespark CEO Joel Theisen was asked by Home Health Care News to weigh in on the conversation and share his 2021 predictions in the home care industry. Here’s what he had to say…
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