Home Health Care News November 14, 2021
Joyce Famakinwa

The federal government and other private stakeholders play an important role in addressing the unique challenges of accelerating hospital-at-home delivery.

That’s according to a group of health care experts who spoke on the future of hospital-at-home models during a Friday webinar hosted by the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics at the University of Pennsylvania.

“Medicare has a central role to play. … We want to advance health equity, expand access to care, drive high-quality, person-centered care, and promote affordability and sustainability,” Dr. Meena Seshamani, deputy administrator and director at the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), said during the webinar.

Certainly, one major example of this is CMS’s “Acute Hospital Care at Home” program, which gives eligible...

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