A recent article from Home Health Care News outlines three obstacles to creating the home health agency of the future: regulatory barriers, lack of flexibility, and targeted fraud crackdown. While these are not easy problems to solve, with the right home health care solutions, agencies can face these challenges head on and see success. In the article, author Tim Mullaney calls for enhanced coordination and communication with all stakeholders from patients to policy makers to start overcoming obstacles.
Currently, home health agencies are being challenged with sharing risk across the care continuum in the move from volume to value-based purchasing. This change is not slowing down and to see success agencies need home health care solutions that help facilitate communication with patients between home care visits, as well as technology that makes reporting to payers and providers easier.
Starting to identify the right home health care solutions will create a foundation for success against these barriers. For a free consultation on how to set your home health care agency up for success amidst changing regulations, contact us today.