Medicare projections for the future of healthcare make two things abundantly clear:
THE NEEDfor effective home care
THE BARRIERSto get effective home care
|2015||Medicare population = 55,000,000|
|2016||Adults 65+ = 73,600,000|
|2030||Medicare population = 80,000,000+|
|2035||Adults 65+ = 78,000,000|
|2060||Adults 65+ = 94,000,000|
I’m just fine without it.
I don’t know what it is.
I won’t have a stranger in my home.
I can’t pay for that.
of patients who qualify for home care do not take advantage of it.
Technology-enhanced home healthcare, used as a powerful delivery tool against the demographic shift.
of readmission costs are driven by patients who go “home alone.”2
Studies show home-centered recovery can significantly reduce readmissions.
Effective 2019, CMS supplemental benefits will cover more home care services – ones that health plans may not be equipped to take advantage of.
Evolved systems that connect teams, data, and patients through telehealth, mobile devices, and beyond.
Home health can provide appropriate care for up to 20% of patients who receive care in a SNF.3
CMS reports length of stay in SNFs is tied to reimbursement rates rather than clinical need.4
Lower-level care delivered by a higher-level clinician.
Care delivered in a facility that could effectively have been delivered at home.
Improved collaboration that gives discharge planners tools they need to select the best care site and provider for each patient’s unique case.
Partnerships that reduce upfront and downstream costs from hospital readmissions, repeat surgeries, and other complications.
Together, we can help meet the need and
overcome the barriers to effective home care.