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Home Health, Hospice, Are ‘Underappreciated’ Tools for Slashing Health Care Spending

  • Apr 21st, 2021
  • Meaghan Puglisi
  • 1-min Read

In this article in Home Health Care News Former Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) Director Adam Boehler shares how he will ‘reimagine how health care is delivered in the U.S.’ “I find that those modalities are traditionally underappreciated as ways to reduce spend,” Boehler said. “Sometimes, health plans think more about home health and hospice as costs that they need to push down, instead of thinking about those as tools to reduce overall costs.” Editor of HHCN, Robert Holly, points to studies that back up that idea, including Lifesprk’s recent partnership between North Memorial Health and UCare. Read on for more….

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